China’s Tiangong Space Station and US National Security Interests

China launched its Wentian space laboratory on Sunday afternoon, sending the country’s largest-ever spacecraft to Earth’s orbit Photo by Zhu Xingxin/chinadaily.com.cn

On Sunday, July 24th, China launched its Wentian space laboratory into space. The largest-ever spacecraft that China has sent into Earth’s orbit, the laboratory being carried brings the Tiangong space station one step closer to completion. As soon as the Wentian space laboratory rendezvous and docks with the Tiangong station’s Tianhe core module, the Shezhou XIV mission crew on

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Charles Beuck

Charles Beuck

Charles writes on art, history, politics, travel, fantasy, science fiction, poetry. BA in Psychology, MA, PhD in Political Science.