- Press Release
- August 8, 2022
China Launches Tiangong-2 Space Laboratory Module
China launched the Tiangong-2 space laboratory module on a Long March 2F rocket today. The two year year mission of Tiangong-2 will see two Chinese astronauts occupy the space lab for up to a month at a time to perform a variety of scientific experiments.
In October, Shenzhou 11, will launch with two astronauts on the first mission to the newly commissioned space lab.
China Launches Tiangong-2 Space Lab
Video: Press conference on Tiangong-2 space lab launch