China rocket launch kicks off first manned space station

 

News article: China rocket launch kicks off first manned space station

China successfully launched a rocket on Thursday carrying the core capsule for the construction of the country's maiden space station, a mission that shows the country's progress toward greater technological independence.

  bevans Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
A Long March-5B Y2 rocket, carrying the core module of China's space station Tianhe, lifts off from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in Hainan Province on April 29.  This took the first module into orbit.

China rocket launch kicks off first manned space station

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