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China eyes expanding its new space station

Posted On: Feb 1, 2023   |   Posted By: RT

China eyes expanding its new space station

Beijing might add more modules to the recently-completed Tiangong station, a senior space official says
China is considering expanding its Tiangong space station, Wang Xiang, the head of the space station system at the China Academy of Space Technology , has revealed.
The senior official spoke to the media following the successful return of the Shenzhou-14 mission astronauts over the weekend.
“Following our current design, we can continue to launch an extension module to dock with the forward section of the space station, and the extension module can carry a new hub for docking with the subsequent space vehicles,” Wang told CCTV.

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