Today, September 20, the Changzheng-7 launch vehicle will be launched.
The launch takes place at the Chinese Wenchang Cosmodrome on Hainan Island. The rocket is flying to the Chinese orbital station with fuel, food, equipment and other cargo.
They will be used by astronauts who will travel to China’s new orbital station in October.
To launch Tianzhou, they use Changzheng-7, a two-stage medium-class launch vehicle of the Changzheng family, which can put up to 13.5 tons into orbit.
The first multi-module orbital station. The estimated service life of the facility is ten years.