Chinese space truck docked with the base module of the orbital station

by time news

China’s Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft successfully docked with the base module of the orbital station, Xinhua news agency reported.

The Changzheng-7 launch vehicle was launched at 20:55 local time from the Wenchang cosmodrome on Hainan Island. The Tianzhou-2 spacecraft separated, and then went into a predetermined orbit.

The truck will deliver 1.95 tons of fuel and 4.69 tons of other cargo into orbit.

Tianzhou-2 is a Chinese unmanned cargo spacecraft. Tianzhou-1 was first sent into orbit on April 20, 2017.

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