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China is going big, planning to build a space station several kilometers in size

China has become one of the great aerospace powers in recent years. With several milestones achieved such as reaching the hidden part of the Moon or stepping on Mars, he has made a name for himself in the international sphere. Now they dream big, they plan to build a space station of several kilometers. To put that in context, the International Space Station is 109 meters.

At the moment it is only an invitation from the National Foundation of Natural Sciences of China to scientists and researchers to study the proposal. A total of $ 2.3 million has been awarded to this project to study whether a space station of this caliber would be possible .

China has become one of the great aerospace powers in recent years. With several milestones achieved such as reaching the hidden part of the Moon or stepping on Mars, he has made a name for himself in the international sphere. Now they dream big, they plan to build a space station of several kilometers. To put that in context, the International Space Station is 109 meters.

At the moment it is only an invitation from the National Foundation of Natural Sciences of China to scientists and researchers to study the proposal. A total of $ 2.3 million has been awarded to this project to study whether a space station of this caliber would be possible.

Tianhe is China’s second attempt to have a space station in orbit. They launched the first module of this station a few months ago and with this, the starting gun was given to have it finished in 2022 and operational. Weeks later it was already putting its second module into orbit .

Not long after, the first Chinese astronauts arrived at Tianhe on June 18 this year. They later made the first spacewalk. A series of small achievements demonstrate China’s great ambitions and potential for space exploration.