Tianhe (space station module)

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The Tianhe (Chinese: 天和; pinyin: Tiānhé; literally: "Harmony of the heavens"),[1][2] code name "TH", or "Tianhe Core Module" (TCM) is the foundation element of the Tiangong space station. It was launched into orbit on 29 April 2021 as the final stage of Project 921 Tiangong program, part of the Chinese space program.

In October 2020, China selected 18 new astronauts ahead of space station construction to participate in the country's space station project.[3]

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  1. "China launches space station core module Tianhe". Xinhua. 2021-04-29.
  2. "Planned space station details made public". China Daily. 2018-04-26. The core module, Tianhe, or Harmony of Heavens
  3. "China selects 18 new astronauts ahead of space station construction". SpaceNews. 2020-10-02. Retrieved 2020-10-04.