China will launch three missions to start the construction of its space station, Space news report.
The China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology is making the final touches for the rocket and cargo and refueling vehicles that will launch China’s first space station module.
according to Space news, China is planning to build its three-cabin gas station in 11 planned tasks. The country also plans to use one of the rockets for manned missions.
The Long March 5B heavy-duty rocket developed by the Institute of Launch Vehicle Technology aims to put the first module weighing 22 metric tons into orbit as early as this spring. It is not clear when it will launch.
Zhou Jianping, chief designer of China̵
He added: “We firmly believe that it will play an important role in the forefront of human scientific exploration and the development of our space technology.”
The country also plans to send the Huson-class space telescope Xuntian into the orbit of its space station in 2022.
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