Long March 5B
Large Chinese rocket tumbling toward toward unguided re-entry this weekend
Assembly of Chinese space station begins with successful core module launch
First element of Chinese space station ready for liftoff
The core module of China’s space station is packaged inside the nose cone of a heavy-lift Long March 5B rocket for liftoff late Wednesday (U.S. time), the first of 11 launches to deliver astronauts, supplies, experiments, and new laboratory modules to build out the orbiting complex before the end of 2022.
China to begin construction of space station this year
China’s massive Long March 5B’s rocket falls out of orbit over Atlantic Ocean
U.S. military tracking unguided re-entry of large Chinese rocket
Experimental Chinese cargo return capsule malfunctions during re-entry
An experimental cargo return craft launched as a secondary payload on China’s powerful Long March 5B rocket malfunctioned during its return to Earth on Wednesday, while an unpiloted prototype for the country’s next-generation crew capsule continues raising its orbit before its scheduled landing Friday, Chinese officials said.