Launch of Maiden Tianzhou 1 Cargo craft heading to Tiangong-2

China have launched a new type of spacecraft for the first time today on a Long March 7 rocket. The Tianzhou 1 is an unmanned cargo spacecraft that will demonstrate re-fueling after docking with the Tiangong-2 spacelab currently in orbit. The spacecraft weighs 13,000 kg and is the heaviest cargo ever orbited by a Chinese launch vehicle.

Source: CCTV

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