China shows the next generation of its spaceship

In March 2020, the Chinese Next-gen spaceship completed its demonstration flight – now it was also available to the public as part of the Airshow China 2021 in the city WITHhuhai on display. She is bigger than that Shenzhou-Spaceship that is currently in use. The capsule offers 6 Astronaut * inside Space – in Shenzhou only half fits. According to the Chinese space agency, the new capsule is also reusable.

The new generation of the manned spaceship is loud Huang Kewu from the Fifth Research Institute of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) designed to meet the needs of manned lunar exploration, like him to China Central Television (CCTV).

Foldable table and toilet

Also be the spaceship for Freight transport suitable. On the one hand, different supplies could be transported – the other side was designed as a living area for the astronauts. Among other things, there is a foldable table and a toilet.

The prototype was made in March 2020 on a Long-March-5B-Rakete sent into space. It flew through space for 2 days and 19 hours. Numerous scientific and technical experiments were carried out on this trip, as reported by the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA).

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