China launches Wentian module for Tiangong space station

China is expected to launch the second unit of the Tiangong space station on Sunday (July 24) from Wenchang Spaceport in southern China.

The Wentian module will be launched aboard a massive Long March 5B rocket, and should join China’s space station’s Tianhe core module hours later, to expand the country’s manned space research facility.

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