China takes important step for space station

China takes important step for space station

World November 3, 2016 16:33

wenchang - China on Thursday successfully so far most powerful rocket put away space. The successful start of the 'Long March 5 'from the launch site in Wenchang is an important step towards a permanent Chinese space station. In 2022 it has been so far.

The 57-meter high rocket can carry 25 tons of cargo and in 2018 the central module 'Tianhe 1 'into orbit around the earth bring. Now there is among other things a satellite on board. The capacity of the Long March, according to the experts compare with those of the Delta IV Heavy, the most powerful rocket in the US space program.

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