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Tiangong-2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2016-057A

Description

Tiangong-2 is the second Chinese experimental space station.The module will be used for "testing systems and processes for mid-term space stays and refueling," and will house experiments in medicine and various space-related technologies.

Alternate Names

  • 41765
  • Tiangong2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2016-09-15
Launch Vehicle: Long March 2F
Launch Site: Jiuquan, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 8500 kg

Funding Agency

  • China National Space Administration (Peoples Republic of China)

Discipline

  • Other

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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