China’s Space Freighter Transfers Propellant In Orbit

Credit: Tianzhou 1: Godai
BEIJING—China has achieved its first in-orbit transfer of propellant, from the Tianzhou 1 freighter to the Tiangong 2 orbital laboratory. The April 27 exercise was conducted without people on either spacecraft. This was the first of the mission’s three planned transfers of propellant intended to...

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