China sent spacecraft to space to carry astronauts

BEIJING, 5 August (H.C.). To eliminate the need for new spacecraft every time astronauts travel to space, China has sent a special spacecraft into space. Under a pilot project, this reusable spacecraft has been sent into space. According to media reports, China’s space agency China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Friday launched a Long March […]
 


China sent spacecraft to space to carry astronauts

BEIJING, 5 August (H.C.). To eliminate the need for new spacecraft every time astronauts travel to space, China has sent a special spacecraft into space. Under a pilot project, this reusable spacecraft has been sent into space.

According to media reports, China’s space agency China National Space Administration (CNSA) on Friday launched a Long March 2F rocket from the space center in Jiuquan, Gansu province of China. A reusable spacecraft has also been sent in this rocket. According to officials, this is a pilot project, under which the same spacecraft will be used repeatedly to transport astronauts. By the way, some astronauts are also terming this initiative of China as a copy of America. He says that the Space Shuttle program that America had stopped in the year 2011, China is now making a similar spacecraft and sending it to space.

China claims that it will use this spacecraft to transport astronauts to its space station, as well as its use in the supply of goods to China’s space stations. At present, this spacecraft will orbit 100 km above the Earth near the Carman Line, after which it will return to Earth. By the way, China has not shared the information about the route, altitude etc. of this spacecraft.