China adding new module to space station

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China adding new module to space station

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China is launching their Wentian module to their Tiangong space station. The module is the first Laboratory Cabin module (LCM) and first additional module to the Tianhe core module. It will be used to host a variety of experiments on both it's interior and exterior.

It will launch on a Long March 5B July 24th 2:12 EDT.

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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wentian_module


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Launch is streaming now. Launch at 1:39:00

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Docking has been successful withTianhe the Tiangong Station now has two modules

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