2017 – China Space Station – Snapshot

During 2016, China launched its latest space station, Tiangong-2. Chinese taikonauts lived aboard the new space station for 30 days before returning to Earth during the same year. In 2017, the space station was the focus of automated experiments, primarily docking and fueling maneuvers.
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