China Launches Robotic Space Station Resupply Craft

Chinese engineers declared the launch of their nation’s first space freighter a success on April 20, moving another step closer to setting up a full-time space station in orbit. Liftoff of the 13-ton Tianzhou-1 resupply vehicle came at 7:41 a.m. EDT, at the end of a 1-min. launch window designed to...

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