On this Thursday, 09/15, China launched it's second space lab to the air, the Tiangong-2. That's an important step to chinese people if they want to have a space estation in the future. In the next month, a ship with 2 astronauts will reach the space lab and then make themselves at home... a very particular home, hundreds of kilometers above our planet.
|Tiangong-2, launched this Thursday at the Gobi Desert, 1600km away from Pequim.|
It's name means "Celestial Palace" or "Heavens Palace".
This rocket simbolizes how human tecnology evolved through the ages, and how we are getting closer to know other worlds. The Tiangong-2, which was perfectly released into space, showing a great success of the human being, is crucial to this asiatic country 'cause they want to estabilish, until 2022, a permanet estation around Earth.