tiangong 1

tiangong 1

China space station unmanned lab animation.mp4

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Ahead of the real-life launch on 29 September, China has released an animation that simulates space module Tiangong-1 entering its orbit. It also shows Tiangong-1 joining up with an unmanned Shenzhou 8 spacecraft that China plans to launch later this year. The unmanned Tiangong-1 laboratory is a step towards a bigger orbiting platform that China expects to be cheaper than the US and European-backed International Space Station Fair Use: Via - http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/video/2011/sep/29/china-space-station-animation-video