On the 9th October 2022 clear sunny day at CNSA –China National Space Administration At Wenchang Space Launch Centre – Hainan Province China, People’s Republic of China….. Space Station Mengtian Experiment Module completes propellant refilling According to the China Manned Space Engineering Office, on October 9th 2022, the space station Mengtian Experiment Module completed propellant refilling as planned. Since the Mengtian experimental module arrived at the Wenchang space launch site, it has completed the final assembly and testing of the technical area, and will carry out a joint inspection of system functions together with the Chang Zheng Long March 5B Yao-4 Carrier Rocket launch vehicle. At present, the facilities and equipment of the Wenchang Space Launch Site are in good condition, and the systems participating in the test are undergoing mission preparations in an orderly manner
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.
On the 25th October 2022 Morning Hong Kong SAR – Beijing Time the Mengtian capsule and the Chang Zheng – Long March 5b Yao 4 Carrier Rocket combination is being transported vertically….This morning, the Mengtian experimental module and the Long March 5B Yao-4 carrier rocket combination were vertically transported at the Wenchang Space Launch Site in Hainan province. The assembly starts from the vertical test workshop, and under the support of the movable platform, it moves steadily toward the launch tower along the nearly 3-kilometer-long dedicated track. The vertical transfer is expected to last more than 2 hours…. the Mengtian experimental module of the Chinese space station will be launched at the Wenchang space launch site in Hainan this month of October 2022..
According to the China Manned Space Engineering Office, today, the Mengtian Experiment Cabin and the Long March 5B Yao-4 carrier rocket assembly have been transferred to the launch area. In the follow-up, various functional inspections and joint tests before launch will be carried out as planned, and the launch is planned to be carried out in the near future on the October 2022 launch calendar.. in which following to the transfer to the launch complex it’ll In the follow-up, various functional inspections and joint tests before launch will be carried out as planned, and the launch is planned launching
At present, the facilities and equipment of the Wenchang Space Launch Site are in good condition, and all participating units are stepping up their mission preparations and go all out to ensure a decisive victory in the construction of the Tiangong China Space station
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