31 October 2022
A CZ-5B rocket launched 31 October at 15:37 h from Wenchang Space Launch Centre and carried the Mengtian space station module into LEO. In the next couple of hours, Mengtian is scheduled to rendezvous and then dock with the Tiangong station's Tianhe core module, according to the CMSA. The lab module is about 17.9 m long, has a diameter of 4.2 m and weighs more than 23 t, according to its designers at the SAST.
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