The Chinese Space Station is a space station system in China's plan. It is expected to be completed around 2022. The design life is 10 years, and 3 people will stay for a long time for large-scale space applications.

Chinese Space Station

Tiangong real-time construction 3D

In order to ensure the loading speed of the web page, the model has been partially deleted. The 3D model is provided by @小黑屋工作室.

Experiment cabin Ⅰ
Core cabin
Cargo spacecraft
Experimental cabin 2
Manned spacecraft
Manned spacecraft
Overview of the Tiangong 2D

The overview picture is for reference only. The picture is provided by @FR0S7.

Chinese Space Station Build Time Schedule

*The timetable refers to the Weibo blogger @PhilLeafSpace @Vony7 Chinese space station construction schedule

Year 2021 2022
Month 040506070809101112010203040506070809101112
Mission TianheTianzhou-2Shenzhou-12Tianzhou-3shenzhou-13Tianzhou-4Shenzhou-14WentianMengtianTianzhou-5Shenzhou-15
Chinese Space Station Module

*The data comes from baidu baike, and the picture is form @小黑屋工作室 and @FR0S7

"Tianhe" core cabin
  • Length16.6m
  • Max diameter4.2m
  • Emission quality20-22 ton
  • Launch rocketCZ-5B
  • Launch siteWenchang Aerospace Launch Site
  • Build time2021-04-29
"Tianhe" core cabin

Main task: Provide a living environment for astronauts, support astronauts' long-term stay in orbit, support docking and docking of spacecraft and expansion modules, and carry out a small number of space application experiments.; Main function: The main control module of the space station controls the flight attitude, dynamics, and manned links of the entire space station.

"Tianzhou" cargo spacecraft
  • Length10.6m
  • Max diameter3.35m
  • Emission quality13 ton
  • Launch rocketCZ-7
  • Launch siteWenchang Aerospace Launch Site
  • Build time2021-09-20
"Tianzhou" cargo spacecraft

Main task: Space station cargo transportation.; Main function: Transport supplies for the space station upwards, including personnel consumables, propellants, platforms, and load equipment, and destroy various wastes of the space station downwards.

"Shenzhou" manned spacecraft
  • Length9m
  • Max diameter2.9m
  • Emission quality8 ton
  • Launch rocketCZ-2F
  • Launch siteJiuquan Satellite Launch Center
  • Build time2021-06-17
"Shenzhou" manned spacecraft

Main task: Crew transportation to and from the world.; Main function: Astronauts and some supplies to and from the space station.

"Wen Tian" experiment cabin 1
  • Length14.4m
  • Max diameter4.2m
  • Emission quality20-22 ton
  • Launch rocketCZ-5B
  • Launch siteWenchang Aerospace Launch Site
  • Build timeWaiting
"Wen Tian" experiment cabin 1

Main task: Carry out scientific experiments and technical experiments in the cabin and outside the cabin.; Main function: Some key platform functions of the core cabin can perform the entire management and control of the space station when needed.

"Mengtian" experimental cabin 2
  • Length14.4m
  • Max diameter4.2m
  • Emission quality20-22 ton
  • Launch rocketCZ-5B
  • Launch siteWenchang Aerospace Launch Site
  • Build timeWaiting
"Mengtian" experimental cabin 2

Main task: Used for scientific experiments in biology, materials, microgravity fluids, basic physics, etc.; Main function: Similar to experiment cabin Ⅰ.