China’s National Space Administration announced that Tiencou-2 successfully placed in orbit 8 hours after launch from the Vinchang Launch Center in southern Hainan province.
It was noted that the ship was docked with the Tianhe core module to carry out fuel and material resupply.
China plans to launch 11 more launches by the end of 2022 to complete construction of the space station.
It was announced that the cargo ship has a take-off weight of 13.5 tons and can carry 6.8 tons of cargo.
China’s space cargo ship was launched by the Changching-7Y3 (Long March) rocket.