The long March 7, the carrier rocket that will be used to send the Tianzhou 3 Cargo Ship to China's space station, the Wencang Space launch center arrived in the Hainan Province on Monday morning, according to the China's Manners Space Agency.

Under Brief Declaration, the agency said that the rocket and spacecraft will meet at the coastal launch complex and then subjected to final tests before your flight to the space station, which is called Tiangong or The celestial palace.

Meanwhile, the Shenzhou XIII spacecraft and its rocket are experiencing technical checks at the Jiuquan Satellite Launching Center in Northwestern China for the next mission with Shenzhou XIII crew, which is scheduled to transport three astronauts Tiangong in October, the agency said.

Materials and fuel transported by Tianzhou 3 will support Tiangong's operations and will replenish astronauts in the continuous mission of Shenzhou XII, as well as supplying his companions in Shenzhou XIII.

Both Tianzhou 3 and Shenzh Ou XIII is part of the Tiangong program, which aims to complete the construction of a three-component space station in low ground orbit before the end of 2022. < P> On May 29, Tianzhou 2 was launched in Wencang in a long March 7, becoming the first boat to dock with the central module of Tiangong, Tianhe, or Harmony of the heavens.

With a designed life of more than 1 year, Tianzhou 2 led 6.8 metric tons of supplies to Tianhe, including 2 tons of propellants, 160 packets containing supplies and materials for experiments, and two extravasized suits From 100 kilograms for astronauts to perform activities outside the central module.

A TIANZHOU charging spacecraft consists of two parts - a loading cabin and a propulsion section. The vehicle is 10.6 meters long and has a diameter of 3.35 meters. With a take-off weight of 13.5 metric tons, it is capable of transporting up to 6.9 tonnes of supplies to the space station.

China's most adventurous spatial effort, Tiangong will consist of three main components: a core module attached to two spatial laboratories, and will have a combined weight of almost 70 metric tons. The station is scheduled to run for approximately 15 years, have said mission planners.

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