Tiangong space station


Low Earth Orbit Government Founded: April 29, 2021 Mass: 22.0 T Volume: 50m^3
Status - Active
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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 13



Zhai Zhigang

Commander

Wang Yaping

Operator

Ye Guangfu

Operator

Docked Vehicles



Tianzhou-2

Tianzhou-2
Tianhe aft 2 Single Use

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

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Tianzhou-3

Tianzhou-3
Tianhe aft 3 Single Use

Third operational Tianzhou spacecraft

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Shenzhou 13

Shenzhou 13
Tianhe nadir 13 Single Use

Second crewed mission to the Chinese Space Station.

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Agencies


China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Government
Chairmen & 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.




Nuri
Failure
1 day, 15 hours ago
Flight Test
LC-2 - Naro Space Center, South Korea

Maiden flight of the KSLV-II "Nuri" launch vehicle, carrying a dummy Payload of 1500 kg to sun-synchronous orbit.


Atlas V 401
Success
6 days, 13 hours ago
Lucy
Space Launch Complex 41 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Lucy is the first mission to explore and study Trojan asteroids. The Trojans are a type of asteroids that orbit the Sun in two groups, in front of an…


Long March 2
Success
1 week ago
Shenzhou 13
Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Second crewed flight to the Chinese Tiangong space station carrying Zhai Zhigang, commander, Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu, operators, on their second, …


Long March 2D
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
Xihe (CHASE)
Launch Complex 9 - Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Xihe, also known as the Chinese Hα Solar Explorer (CHASE), is designed to test a newly developed satellite platform and conduct solar observations. T…


Soyuz 2.1b
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
OneWeb 11
Cosmodrome Site 1S - Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

A batch of 36 satellites for the OneWeb satellite constellation, which is intended to provide global Internet broadband service for individual consum…