News Archive / Tagged: Tianzhou-1
China’s Tiangong-2 space laboratory to be deorbited after July 2019Tomasz NowakowskiOctober 7th, 2018
The date when China's space station will reenter Earth's atmosphere is edging ever closer.
China’s Tianzhou-1 docks with Tiangong-2 space stationDerek RichardsonApril 22nd, 2017
Just two days after launching from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center on Hainan Island in China, the Tianzhou-1 cargo freighter docked with the country’s Tiangong-2 space station.
China launches Tianzhou-1 cargo spacecraft on space station refueling test flightCurt GodwinApril 20th, 2017
With the launch of the Tianzhou-1 automated cargo ship, China has taken a significant step in being able to support a long-term crewed presence in space. The spacecraft, mounted atop China's Long March 7 carrier rocket, lifted off at 7:40 a.m. EDT (11:40 GMT) April 20, 2017, from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center (WSLC) on Hainan Island.
China’s Tianzhou-1 cargo ship readied for launch toward Tiangong-2Curt GodwinApril 18th, 2017
Crucial to China's goal of sustaining and resupplying its own space stations, a Long March 7 rocket has been rolled out to the launch pad at the Wenchang Satellite Launch Center (WSLC) with the Tianzhou-1 cargo spacecraft encapsulated in its payload fairing.