China will launch next year of God eight spacecraft rendezvous and docking with Temple One
Data Figure: China’s” Temple “and the simulated spacecraft docking Figure
China news agency, Beijing, March 10 (Reporter Sun Zifa) – deputy commander of China’s manned space program, the PLA General Armament Department, Deputy Minister of red cattle that, according to the arrangement, the first half of 2011 China will launch the “Temple” target aircraft, second half of 2011 launch Shenzhou VIII spacecraft.
official website of China’s manned space above information released on the 10th, at present, “Temple” target aircraft, “Long March II F” rocket, Shenzhou VIII spacecraft flight and other major products are being transferred into being like the production, testing, “Temple” Shenzhou VIII and the space science experiments mounted loading equipment and related system tasks to prepare the ground work smoothly.
cattle red recently “two sessions” of the public and media interest in China’s manned space program to accept the latest development of the network interview that, according to China’s manned space “three-step” development strategy, in successful implementation of the Shenzhou VII astronauts space extravehicular activities, the Chinese manned space program is steadily moving forward, project task step spacecraft rendezvous and docking phase of the development of construction tasks in full swing.
he said, according to the arrangement, will be launched during the first half of 2011, “Temple” target aircraft, the second half of 2011 launch Shenzhou VIII spacecraft, the implementation of China’s first unmanned spacecraft rendezvous and docking flight test. Since then, the first half and second half of 2012 will launch Shenzhou 九号, Shenzhou 10 spacecraft, spacecraft for rendezvous and docking with the target to break and control vehicle space rendezvous and docking technology. “Temple” is the rendezvous and docking target vehicle, but also a space laboratory, the laboratory space as a platform to carry out the technical verification.