China Launches Second Orbital Lab, Preparing For Station

Credit: Long March: CMSEO
BEIJING—China launched its second orbital laboratory, Tiangong 2, on Sept. 15 as part of preparations for assembling a space station around the end of the decade. A Long March 2F rocket lofted the laboratory, the main function of which will be proving technology for the space station, including...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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