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China launches its second experimental space station, the Tiangong 2

1 month ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
hina aims to have a manned space station by around 2022, and the launch of the Tiangong 2 on Thursday is a step closer to that goal. Astronauts are expected to perform research in the prototype next month.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.