Here's the article where the launch sequence was mentioned.http://gbtimes.com/china/chinas-space-station-tianhe-1-module-be-followed-tianzhou-2-shenzhou-12"The core module of the Chinese Space Station, Tianhe-1, will be launched in 2018, says Zhang Bainan, chief designer of crewed spacecraft at the China Aerospace Science and Technology Cooperation (CASC).This will be followed by Tianzhou-2, a cargo and refuelling spacecraft, which will dock with and supply Tianhe-1 in low Earth orbit."There is some confusion as to whether Tian He is launching in 2018 or 2019.
Is it too soon to start a "Tiangong Modular Space Station" thread, with Russianhalo117's post being the first in the thread?
This is the Modular Space Station thread, started by Phillip Clark!http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=26876.0
BEIJING, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- The core module of China's planned space station has passed a factory review, along with the project's Tianzhou-2 cargo craft and the core module mission products of the space application systems, the China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) said Thursday...
I received from a friend in China the following launch road map:March 2021: CZ-5B Y2 - Tianhe core moduleApril 2021: CZ-7 Y3 - Tianzhou-2(...)
China launch schedule2021April 29 (?) - CZ-5B (Y2) - WSLC, LC101 - Tianhe-1May April - CZ-7 (Y3) - WSLC, LC201 - TZ-2 Tianzhou-2March 1March 10
The launcher is the standard 4 booster config?
Quote from: chairman888 on 04/29/2021 07:10 pmThe launcher is the standard 4 booster config?That config will always be the default for Tianzhou missions. And maybe future Shenzhou flights once the Long March 2F is retired.
Quote from: ZachS09 on 04/30/2021 03:22 pmQuote from: chairman888 on 04/29/2021 07:10 pmThe launcher is the standard 4 booster config?That config will always be the default for Tianzhou missions. And maybe future Shenzhou flights once the Long March 2F is retired.Has there been any indication when that retirement might occur?