China to launch first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1

Updated: 2017-04-19 18:37:36

Tianzhou 1, China's first cargo spacecraft, is set for launch from Wenchang Space Launch Center in Southern China's Hainan province on April 20, 19:41, according to China's Manned Space Engineering Office.

After the launch, Tianzhou 1 will enter an orbit 380 kilometers from ground, and will later begin rendezvous with the Tiangong 2, China's space lab.


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