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Lift rocket prepares to launch core capsule

By ZHAO LEI | CHINA DAILY | Updated: 2021-02-23 00:00

The Long March 5B heavy-lift carrier rocket tasked with launching the core capsule of China's space station arrived at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in Hainan province on Monday, the China Manned Space Agency said.

The rocket will now be assembled and then undergo ground tests with the capsule at the coastal launch complex, the agency said in a brief statement, without elaborating.

According to information previously published by the agency, the mission is scheduled to take place in coming months.

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