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China to Setup a New Space Station between 2019 to 2022

China is investing huge in its space missions, China is now planning to setup a 60-tonne space station in the space and to build this pace station China will conduct several manned space missions in the coming 3 years i.e 2019 to 2022.

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The space station programme has been progressing steadily with its key technologies and plans already completed and its relevant flight products being tested,” said Wang Zhaoyao, director of China’s manned space programme office.

The new space station will have modern equipments and allow  astronauts to stay for three to six months in the space station.Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong, two astronauts form China completed their 33-day long journey on Shenzhou-11 spacecraft last year marking the longest stay of  Chinese astronauts in the space,

Wang said the astronauts would be engaged in more extra-vehicular activities during the construction of the space station, which could pose challenges.

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