China's Tiangong-2 space station is set to re-enter Earth's atmosphere

日期:2019-02-27 02:04:04 作者:密洒祺 阅读:

CMSEO By Yvaine Ye China’s second space station, Tiangong-2, is coming back to Earth as planned. It will finish its two-year mission as a temporary space station and start de-orbiting for a controlled destruction in the middle of next year. After a year of delay, Tiangong-2 blasted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi Desert of northern China, in September 2016. This 8.6-tonne spacecraft serves as a laboratory for 14 experiments including a plant cultivation study, a quantum communication experiment, and a robotic arm. One month after its launch,