The Selection of new astronauts in China is already planning to start this year — this publication reports the «people's daily». In the cosmonaut training center of China the newspaper explained that in a few years, the Chinese space station will be able to take on Board several crews of astronauts, so to prepare for this you need to start now.
Times in the space of the lab, you will enough, it is quite logical that the send «heavenly Palace-2» will not only pilots. In orbit will be useful to engineers and scientists, so the Chinese training centre is going to increase the cosmonaut corps, taking him to various specialists. The Center stressed that while the set will provide students and staff the aerospace sector.
We will Remind, in April of this year for space laboratory “heavenly Palace 2” will be launched cargo spacecraft «Tanjo-1», who will have to deliver on Board of various laboratory supplies. The main unit of the space station China is about to launch in 2018, and by 2022 it plans to start operating the station in full force.
News Agency with reference to representatives of the company CASC reports that the Assembly of the main unit «Heavenly Palace» have been completed.
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