Tiangong space station


Low Earth Orbit Government Founded: April 29, 2021 Mass: 22.0 T Volume: 50m^3
Status - Active
Details

The Tiangong space station is a space station placed in Low Earth orbit between 340 and 450 km above the surface. It will be roughly one-fifth the mass of the International Space Station and about the size of the Mir space station.

Shenzhou 17



Tang Hongbo

Commander

Shengjie Tang

Operator

Xinlin Jiang

Operator

Agencies


China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Government
Chairman & President: Lei Fanpei
CASC 1999

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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