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Tianzhou 3



The Tianzhou 3 mission ferried provisions for the next crew to live on Tiangong. The Shenzhou 13 crew is scheduled to launch in mid-October for a six-month expedition on the space station.

Tianzhou 3 also delivered a spare spacesuit for spacewalks outside the Tiangong station, propellants, experiments, and other equipment for the new crew.

Alternate Names

  • Tianzhou3
  • 49222

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2021-09-20
Launch Vehicle: Long March 7
Launch Site: Wenchang, Peoples Republic of China
Mass: 12910 kg

Funding Agency

  • China National Space Administration (Peoples Republic of China)


  • Resupply/Refurbishment/Repair

Additional Information

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

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