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中国空间站第三大舱段——梦天实验舱发射

据中国载人航天工程办公室消息,日前,梦天实验舱与长征五号B遥四运载火箭组合体已转运至发射区,并将择机发射。梦天实验舱成功发射入轨后,与天和核心舱对接于前向对接口,随后进行转位。完成转位后,神舟十四号航天员将进驻梦天实验舱,中国空间站也将正式完成T字构型组合体设置。

Mengtian

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Human Exploration

Low Earth Orbit Wenchang Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Mengtian is the second Laboratory Cabin Module (LCM) and third major component of the Chinese spacestation. It will provide a pressurized environment for researchers to conduct science experiments in zero gravity.

Updates

SwGustav • Oct. 31, 2022, 7:59 a.m.

Launch success declared following payload deployment


Cosmic_Penguin • Oct. 31, 2022, 7:37 a.m.

Liftoff


SwGustav • Oct. 31, 2022, 7:37 a.m.

Liftoff


Long March 5B

Family: Long March 5
Configuration: B

The configuration of the CZ-5B variant consists of the Long March 5 core stage with its four strapped-on liquid-fueled boosters, but the usual second stage will be absent; in place of the second stage would be heavier low earth orbit payloads.

Specifications
  • Stages
    1
  • Length
    53.66 m
  • Diameter
    5.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    5.0 m
  • Launch Mass
    837 T
  • Thrust
    10565 kN
Family
  • Name
    Long March 5B
  • Family
    Long March 5
  • Variant
    B
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Long March 5B
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    25000 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

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Chairman & President: Lei Fanpei Founded: 1999 Successes: 398 Failures: 13 Pending: 4

Agency Type: Government

The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) is the main contractor for the Chinese space program. It is state-owned and has a number of subordinate entities which design, develop and manufacture a range of spacecraft, launch vehicles, strategic and tactical missile systems, and ground equipment. It was officially established in July 1999 as part of a Chinese government reform drive, having previously been one part of the former China Aerospace Corporation. Various incarnations of the program date back to 1956.

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