Tianhe Space Station Core Module Launched by China

The Tiangong (Chinese Space Station), will orbit the earth in the low earth orbit at the top of 400 to 450 kilometres.
Sheena

Updated: Apr 30, 2021 04:52:59 pm

30 April 2021 Current Affairs:On 29 April, 2021, China launched the core module of its Space Station. This is an essential milestone in the country's bold layout of setting up an everlasting human presence in space. The module that was launched is referred to as Tianhe. The Space Station China is building is referred to as Tiangong.

Highlights:
♦ Tiangong capability “Heavenly Space”. It is to commence its operations in 2022. Still, eleven more excellent modules are to be launched and assembled to complete the area station.
♦ According to the Chinese Government, the executed Space Station will seem to be like the Mir Station. Mir Station was a Russian Space Station that orbited between the Eighties and 2001.
♦ The Tiangong (Chinese Space Station), will orbit the earth in the low earth orbit at the top of 400 to 450 kilometres.
♦ The lifespan of the house station is fifteen years. It weighs extra than 90 tonnes. The dimension of the Tiangong Space Station will be a quarter the size of the International Space Station.
♦ In 2011, the Chinese launched the Tiangong – 1. It used to be the prototype module that laid the groundwork for the wholly crewed station. In 2016, the 2d lab Tiangong – two used to be launched.
♦ International Space Station (ISS) is a collaboration between the US, Japan, Russia, Canada and Europe. It is to retire by 2024. After the end of the collaboration, Russia is to pull out of the International Space Station (ISS). Russia has deliberated to launch its area station in 2025. After International Space Station retires, Tiangong will be the only area station orbiting the earth.
♦ The Chinese are additionally planning to construct a separate lunar space station with Russia. This area station may either be positioned in the orbit of the moon or on its surface.
 
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