China’s 1st space lab Tiangong-1 ends data service

Beijing (XNA) Mar 23, 2016

After an operational orbit of 1,630 days, China’s first space lab Tiangong-1 terminated its data service, the manned space engineering office said Monday.

The functions of the space laboratory and target orbiter have been disabled after an extended service period of about two and a half years, although it remains in designed orbit, according to the office.

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