中国空间站 On currently on April 2022, the Belt and Road Initiative CNSA –China National Space Administration the two extensions modules of Tiangong China Space Station are now ready and verify certified in which forms the right and left parts of the Tiangong China Space Station in which completion of the China Space Station is expected to finalised its construction in the late 2022 year..
As of April 2022 both The experimental cabin is progressing smoothly, waiting for the launch The Wentian experimental cabin to be launched in July is ready for final testing in Tianjin, and the Mengtian experimental cabin is also making corresponding preparations.
After the construction of the China Space Station is completed, the two experimental cabins will be the main working places for astronauts in orbit. In both experimental cabins, space science experiments and technical experiments in the sealed cabin and outside the sealed cabin can be carried out. Both cabins are equipped with The load test cabinet inside the cabin and the load installation platform outside the cabin also provide support and guarantee measures such as information, power supply and heat dissipation, and can carry out experiments in various fields such as space science, space materials, space medicine and space exploration.
实验舱 The Wentian experimental module is equipped with the same Taikonauts’ living facilities as the core module, including 3 sleeping areas, 1 sanitary area, kitchen and other facilities, which can guarantee the astronauts’ life. It can also work with the core module to support the life of 6 astronauts during the rotation of the two manned spacecraft; in addition, a small robotic arm is also configured, which can be used alone or in combination with the large robotic arm of the core module. , to jointly complete the tasks of Taikonauts leaving the cabin, caring for extravehicular facilities, and patrolling. In addition, the Wentian experimental cabin is also equipped with an astronaut exit airlock. After the space station is completed, the airlock of the Wentian experimental cabin will be As the main airlock cabin for astronauts to leave the cabin, the node cabin of the core cabin is used for other functions at this time, just as a backup; the Wentian experimental cabin also has a backup section for the core cabin to manage and control the assembly. That is to say, when the function of the core module platform fails, it can be switched to the Wentian experimental module to exercise the combined control and management functions, which can improve the reliability of the space station as a whole.
实验舱 The Mengtian experimental cabin is equipped with a cargo airlock and an outboard deployment test platform. In the future, the scientific test equipment that needs to be installed outside the cabin can be transported to the space station through a cargo spacecraft, and then the load will be sent to the outside of the cabin through the cargo airlock, and the robotic arm or astronaut will install it on the platform outside the cabin. Realize the continuous update of the extravehicular test project.
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