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再楫 “天舟” 向天河!天舟二号整装待发 LongMarch-7 Y3 • Tianzhou-2

#Tianzhou2​ #天舟二号​ #LongMarch7地点(Launch Site):中国海南文昌航天发射场 LC-201火箭(Vehicle):长征七号遥三运载火箭(LongMarch-7 Y3)载荷(Payload):天舟二号货运飞船客户(Customer):中国国家航天局(CNSA)轨道(Orbit)...

直播 “天舟”已就位 “太空快递”将出发 LongMarch-7 Y3 • Tianzhou-2

#Tianzhou2​ #天舟二号​ #LongMarch7天舟二号已整装待发,按中国空间站在轨建造计划,将与天和核心舱进行交会对接的首艘货运飞船天舟二号,目前已完成发射前的全航区合练。天舟二号将为天和核心舱进行物资输送和燃料补加,为航天员长期驻留做好准备。目前,飞船已完成推进剂加注,整装待发!

“天舟”已就位 “太空快递”将出发 直击天舟二号发射现场 Tianzhou-2

#Tianzhou2​ #天舟二号​ #china天舟二号已整装待发,按中国空间站在轨建造计划,将与天和核心舱进行交会对接的首艘货运飞船天舟二号,目前已完成发射前的全航区合练。天舟二号将为天和核心舱进行物资输送和燃料补加,为航天员长期驻留做好准备。目前,飞船已完成推进剂加注,整装待发!

Tianzhou-2

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Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Resupply

Low Earth Orbit 201 Wenchang Space Launch Site, People's Republic of China

First cargo delivery mission to the Chinese large modular space station.

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • May 29, 2021, 1:42 p.m.

Launch success.


Cosmic_Penguin • May 28, 2021, 6:03 a.m.

Set GO per marine space closure notice.


Cosmic_Penguin • May 22, 2021, 6:32 a.m.

Possible new launch date.


Long March 7

Family: Long March 7
Configuration:

The Long March 7 is a Chinese liquid-fuelled launch vehicle of the Long March family, developed by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CAST). It made its inaugural flight on 25 June 2016 and is used to launch Tianzhou resupply spacecraft to the Chinese Space Station.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    53.1 m
  • Diameter
    3.35 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    4.2 m
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
    7128 kN
Family
  • Name
    Long March 7
  • Family
    Long March 7
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Long March 7
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    13500 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    5500 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Tianzhou-2


Active Cargo Unmanned Payload Capacity: 6700 kg
Destination: Chinese Space Station
Serial Number: 2

Second operational Tianzhou spacecraft. First spacecraft to dock with the Chinese Space Station.

Tianzhou Details

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

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Chairman & President: Lei Fanpei Founded: 1999 Successes: 447 Failures: 13 Pending: 9

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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