China prepares to launch three astronauts to its new space station

China is preparing to launch three astronauts on a mission to visit the first module of the country’s new space station.

The Shenzhou 12 spacecraft and the Long March 2F rocket for launch were transported by rail to the Juquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi Desert, the China Manned Space Technology Administration reported on April 15. The spacecraft and launcher are currently undergoing final assembly and testing. place of launch, reports CMSEO.

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