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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #960 on: 11/28/2023 07:59 am »
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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #961 on: 12/01/2023 07:37 am »

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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #962 on: 12/07/2023 08:48 am »

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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #963 on: 12/13/2023 06:00 am »
https://twitter.com/wulei2020/status/1734822485156356521

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Follow Shenzhou-17 taikonaut Tang Shengjie to explore China Space Station!

#TiangongTVseries #Season6

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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #964 on: 12/13/2023 07:14 am »

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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #965 on: 12/17/2023 07:05 am »

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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #967 on: 12/21/2023 06:34 am »
EVA preparations:


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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #968 on: 12/21/2023 12:58 pm »
https://twitter.com/wulei2020/status/1737833771527962692

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Congratulations to Shenzhou 17 crew for their first space walk, which last 7.5 hours. They completed solar wing repair test of the Tianhe core module. Tang Hongbo walked in space again after two years, and Tang Shengjie became China's youngest taikonaut to have space walk so far

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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #969 on: 12/21/2023 01:28 pm »
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Shenzhou-17: Astronauts Tang Hongbo and Tang Shengjie returned to Tiangong at 1335 UTC today after a 7.5-hour extravehicular activity. Tasks included repairing a Tianhe module solar array damaged by micrometeor strikes. mp.weixin.qq.com/s/zzMr1dDRlvAZ…

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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #970 on: 12/21/2023 04:52 pm »
https://twitter.com/wulei2020/status/1737891270981484606

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Watch the #Shenzhou17 crew's #first spacewalk on Dec. 21, 2023!

(Footage courtesy: CMSA/CMG)

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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #971 on: 12/22/2023 01:40 pm »
From the footage it seems they were *testing* SAW repair techniques, not actually performing them.
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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #972 on: 12/25/2023 07:28 am »
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The China Space Station carried out a small orbital lift last night~
According to orbital data released by both parties

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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #973 on: 12/25/2023 07:44 am »
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A short documentary about the #Shenzhou17 crew's first spacewalk on Dec.21. More #details released!

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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #974 on: 12/27/2023 09:36 am »
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According to the latest orbit forecast released by the China Manned Space Engineering Office at 16:00 today, the China Space Station plans to implement an orbital lift of about 5 km on December 29~

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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #975 on: 12/31/2023 06:55 am »

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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #976 on: 12/31/2023 01:55 pm »
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#Lettuce, #cherrytomatoes..... the vegetables are growing well at #ChinaSpaceStation!
#SpaceGarden

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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #977 on: 01/01/2024 06:25 am »

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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #978 on: 01/03/2024 07:06 am »
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Shenzhou-17 crew rings in 2024 at Tiangong Space Station (CSS), enhancing their orbiting home with features like a space garden. Follow their journey and space progress in the new year. Full HD:


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Re: Tiangong - Chinese Space Station
« Reply #979 on: 01/18/2024 08:29 am »
Completed CSS operation milestones:

2021
Apr. 29 at 3:23 UTC - launch of Tianhe on CZ-5B
May 29 at 12:55 UTC - launch of Tianzhou 2 on CZ-7
May 29 at 21:01 UTC - docking of Tianzhou 2 with aft port of Tianhe (+propellant transfer)
June 17 at 1:22 UTC - launch of Shenzhou 12 [Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo] on CZ-2F/G
June 17 at 7:54 UTC - docking of Shenzhou 12 [Nie, Liu, Tang] with forward port of Tianhe
July 4 at 0:11–6:57 UTC - spacewalk (EVA-1) from Tianhe airlock (test of new space suits, installation of foot restraints, work platform and exterior panoramic camera, emergency return to airlock training) [Liu, Tang]
Aug. 20 at 0:38–6:33 UTC spacewalk (EVA-2) from Tianhe airlock (installation of external pump assembly, panoramic camera activation, foot restraints & extravehicular working platform installation on the robotic arm) [Nie, Liu]
Sep. 16 at 0:56 UTC - undocking of Shenzhou 12 from forward port of Tianhe (+rendezvous test at nadir port) [Nie, Liu, Tang]
Sep. 17 at 4:45–4:48–5:34 UTC - jettison of OM & deorbit burn & landing of Shenzhou 12 [Nie, Liu, Tang]
Sep. 18 at 2:25~6:25 UTC - undocking of Tianzhou 2 from aft port of Tianhe and docking with forward port of Tianhe (+propellant transfer testing)
Sep. 20 at 7:10 UTC - launch of Tianzhou 3 on CZ-7
Sep. 20 at 14:08 UTC - docking of Tianzhou 3 with aft port of Tianhe
Oct. 15 at 16:23 UTC - launch of Shenzhou 13 on CZ-2F/G [Zhai Zhigang, Wang Yaping, Ye Guangfu]
Oct. 15 at 22:56 UTC - docking of Shenzhou 13 with nadir port of Tianhe [Zhai, Wang, Ye]
Nov. 7 at 10:51–17:16 UTC spacewalk (EVA-3) from Tianhe airlock (testing of new spacesuit, installation of robotic arm adapter/end effector) [Zhai, Wang]
Dec. 26  at 10:44–16:55 UTC spacewalk (EVA-4) from Tianhe airlock (deployment of external camera platform C, object translation movement testing) [Zhai, Ye]

2022
Jan. 5 at 22:12–22:59 UTC - robotic arm relocation testing of Tianzhou 2 (near port side port)
Jan. 7 at 21:56–23:55 UTC - undocking & docking of Tianzhou 2 at forward port of Tianhe (manual docking test)
Mar. 27 at 7:59 UTC - undocking of Tianzhou 2 from forward port of Tianhe for EOM
Mar. 31 at 10:40 UTC - reentry of Tianzhou 2 over the South Pacific
Apr. 14 at 16:44 UTC - undocking of Shenzhou 13 from nadir port of Tianhe [Zhai, Wang, Ye]
Apr. 16 at 1:07–1:09~1:31–1:56 UTC - jettison of OM & deorbit burn & jettison of PM & landing of Shenzhou 13 [Zhai, Wang, Ye]
Apr. 19 at 21:02–01:06 UTC - undocking of Tianzhou 3 from aft port & docking at forward port of Tianhe
May 10 at 17:56 UTC - launch of Tianzhou 4 on CZ-7
May 11 at 0:47 UTC - docking of Tianzhou 4 with aft port of Tianhe
June 5 at 2:44 UTC - launch of Shenzhou 14 on CZ-2F/G [Chen Dong, Liu Yang, Cai Xuzhe]
June 5 at 9:42 UTC - docking of Shenzhou 14 with nadir port of Tianhe [Chen, Liu, Cai]
July 17 at 2:59 UTC - undocking of Tianzhou 3 from forward port of Tianhe for EOM
July 24 at 6:22 UTC - launch of Wentian on CZ-5B
July 24 at 19:08–19:13 UTC - (soft/hard) docking of Wentian at forward port of Tianhe
July 27 at 3:31 UTC - reentry of Tianzhou 3 over the South Pacific
Sep. 2 at 10:26–16:33 UTC - spacewalk (EVA-5) from Wentian airlock (installation of coolant pump on Wentian, raising a panoramic camera and testing of the small robotic arm) [Chen, Liu]
Sep. 17 at 5:35–9:47 UTC - spacewalk (EVA-6) from Wentian airlock (installation of foot restraint B and an assisting hatch handle, installation of a circulating pump and demonstration of extravehicular emergency rescue procedures) [Chen, Cai]
Sep. 30 3:45–4:44 UTC - robotic relocation of Wentian from forward to starboard on Tianhe
Oct. 31 at 7:37 UTC - launch of Mengtian on CZ-5B
October 31 at 20:27 UTC - docking of Mengtian at forward port of Tianhe
Nov. 3 at 0:48–1:32 UTC - robotic relocation of Mengtian from forward to port on Tianhe
Nov. 9 at 6:55 UTC - undocking of Tianzhou 4 from aft port of Tianhe for EOM
Nov. 12 at 2:03 UTC - launch of Tianzhou 5 on CZ-7
Nov. 12 at 4:10 UTC - docking of Tianzhou 5 with aft port of Tianhe
Nov. 13 at 22:02 UTC - deployment of CubeSat Zhixing 3A (智星三号A, SmartSAT 3A) from Tianzhou 4
Nov. 14 at 23:21 UTC - reentry of Tianzhou 4
Nov. 17 at 3:16–8:50 UTC - spacewalk (EVA-7) from Wentian airlock (installing an inter-module connecting device (handrail) and raising the Wentian panoramic camera A) [Chen, Cai]
Nov. 29 at 15:08 UTC - launch of Shenzhou 15 on CZ-2F/G [Fei, Deng, Zhang]
Nov. 29 at 21:41 UTC - docking of Shenzhou 15 with forward port of Tianhe [Fei, Deng, Zhang]
Dec. 4 at 3:01 UTC - undocking of Shenzhou 14 from nadir port of Tianhe
Dec. 4 at ~11:20–11:22~11:45–12:08 UTC - jettison of OM & deorbit burn & jettison of PM & landing of Shenzhou 14 [Chen, Liu, Cai]
Dec. 18 at 1:30 UTC - deployment of CubeSat XW 4 (CAS 10, Macau Student Science 1) from Tianzhou 5 external dispenser

2023
Feb. 9 at 9:10–16:16 UTC - spacewalk (EVA-8) from Wentian airlock (installation of an external pump on Mengtian) [Fei, Zhang]
Feb. 28 - spacewalk (EVA-9) from Wentian airlock [Fei, Zhang]
Mar. 30 - spacewalk (EVA-10) from Wentian airlock [Fei, Zhang]
Apr. 15 - spacewalk (EVA-11) from Wentian airlock (installation of an external pump, laying inter-module cables and installation of a supporting bar for the exposed payloads platform) [Fei, Zhang]
May 5 at 7:26 UTC - undocking of Tianzhou 5 from aft port of Tianhe
May 10 at 13:22 UTC - launch of Tianzhou 6 on CZ-7
May 10 at 21:16 UTC - docking of Tianzhou 6 to aft port of Tianhe
May 30 at 1:31 UTC - launch of Shenzhou 16 on CZ-2F/G [Jing, Zhu, Gui]
May 30 at 8:29 UTC - docking of Shenzhou 16 to nadir port of Tianhe [Jing, Zhu, Gui]
June 3 at 13:29 UTC - undocking of Shenzhou 15 from forward port of Tianhe [Fei, Deng, Zhang]
June 3 at 21:41–21:43–22:04–22:07–22:18–22:33 UTC - jettison of OM & deorbit burn & jettison of PM & reentry & parachute deployment & landing of Shenzhou 15 [Fei, Deng, Zhang]
June 5 at 19:10 UTC - docking of Tianzhou 5 with forward port of Tianhe
July 20 at ~5:40–13:40 - spacewalk (EVA-12) from Wentian airlock (deployment of external panoramic cameras B on Tianhe and A&B on Mengtian) [Jing, Zhu]
Sep. 11 at 8:46 UTC - undocking of Tianzhou 5 from forward port of Tianhe for EOM & reentry
Sep. 12 at 1:13 UTC - reentry of Tianzhou 5
Oct. 26 at 3:14 UTC - launch of Shenzhou 17 on CZ-2F/G [Tang Hongbo, Tang Shengjie, Jiang Xinlin]
Oct. 26 at 9:46 UTC - docking of Shenzhou 17 to forward port of Tianhe [Tang, Tang, Jiang]
Oct. 30 at 12:37 UTC - undocking of Shenzhou 16 from nadir port of Tianhe [Jing, Zhu, Gui]
Oct. 30 at 23:21–23:22–23:48~23:51–23:57–0:11 UTC - jettison of OM & deorbit burn & jettison of PM & reentry & parachute deployment & landing of Shenzhou 16 [Jing, Zhu, Gui]
Dec. 21 at 6:10–13:35 - spacewalk (EVA-13) from Wentian airlock (repair of a Tianhe module solar array damaged by micrometeor strikes) [Tang, Tang]

2024
Jan. 12 at 8:02 UTC - undocking of Tianzhou 6 from aft port of Tianhe for EOM & reentry
Jan. 17 at 14:27 UTC - launch of Tianzhou 7 on CZ-7
Jan. 17 at 17:46 - docking of Tianzhou 7 to aft port of Tianhe
Jan. 18 at 6:43 UTC - deployment of CubeSat Dalian 1 (Lianli) from Tianzhou 6 external dispenser
Jan. 19 at 12:37 UTC - reentry of Tianzhou 6

Guesstimated current timeline of upcoming CSS operations:


Mar. 23 - launch of Shenzhou 18 on CZ-2F/G
Mar. 23 - docking of Shenzhou 18 to nadir port of Tianhe
Mar. 28 - undocking from forward port of Tianhe & landing of Shenzhou 17 [Tang, Tang, Jiang]
Aug. 19 - launch of Shenzhou 19 on CZ-2F/G
Aug. 19 - docking of Shenzhou 19 to forward port of Tianhe
Aug. 24 - undocking from nadir port of Tianhe & landing of Shenzhou 18
Sep. 27 - undocking of Tianzhou 7 from aft port of Tianhe for EOM & reentry
Sep. 30 - launch of Tianzhou 8 on CZ-7
Sep. 30 - docking of Tianzhou 8 to aft port of Tianhe
December (NET) - launch of Xuntian on CZ-5B

2025
Jan. 15 - launch of Shenzhou 20 on CZ-2F/G
Jan. 15 - docking of Shenzhou 20 to nadir port of Tianhe
Jan. 20 - undocking from forward port of Tianhe & landing of Shenzhou 19
May 28 - undocking of Tianzhou 8 from aft port of Tianhe for EOM & reentry
May 31 - launch of Tianzhou 9 on CZ-7
May 31 - docking of Tianzhou 9 to aft port of Tianhe
June 18 - undocking from nadir port of Tianhe & landing of Shenzhou 20

2026
Jan. 26 - undocking of Tianzhou 9 from aft port of Tianhe for EOM & reentry
Jan. 31 - launch of Tianzhou 10 on CZ-7
Jan. 31 - docking of Tianzhou 10 to aft port of Tianhe

2027
Late 2027? - launch of multipurpose module on CZ-5B

2033
Early 2033? - launch of science module on CZ-5B
Late 2033? - launch of science module on CZ-5B

Corrections & input welcome!

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