Chinese Spacewalkers Install Space-Junk Shielding on Tiangong Space Station Written 8 July 2024


Chinese Tiangong Space Station (Phase 1) since 3 November 2022. | Credit: Shujianyang; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 4.0

SPACE reports, “Two Chinese astronauts continued installing space debris protection outside the nation's Tiangong space station” during a July 3 EVA. “Ye Guangfu and Li Cong, two members of the three-person Shenzhou 18 mission, spent about 6.5 hours working outside Tiangong on Wednesday (July 3). Li Guangsu assisted the expedition from inside Tiangong, operating the station's robotic arm.”
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