Skip to comments.China unveils new 'Heavenly Palace' space station as ISS days numbered
Posted on 11/08/2018 11:20:46 PM PST by blueplum
China unveiled on Tuesday a replica of its first permanently crewed space station, which would replace the international community's orbiting laboratory and symbolises the country's major ambitions beyond Earth.
The 17-metre (55-foot) core module was a star attraction at the biennial Airshow China in the southern coastal city of Zhuhai, the country's main aerospace industry exhibition. ....
....The International Space Station -- a collaboration between the United States, Russia, Canada, Europe and Japan -- has been in operation since 1998 but is due to be retired in 2024.
China will then have the only space station in orbit, though it will be much smaller than the ISS which weighs 400 tonnes and is as large as a football pitch.
- Billions spent - The country announced in May that the lab would be open to "all countries" to conduct science experiments.
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will the payload include one of these?:
I suspect sabotage.
Smart money is on sabotage.
Chinese fire drill comes to mind...
Also, we need rotating space stations to study artificial gravity in space, since we will need it if we are to live in space long term.
They’ll get a nice clear view of their South China Sea artificial island/disputed territory/naval base being nuked from there.
I’m gonna have to have a $9.99 buffet with hot and sour soup and some cashew chicken before I can make any sort of ruling on what kind of “palace” it is.
Clearly the promoters and their breathless media cheerleaders missed kindergarten on the day when they taught the lesson about “One of these things is not like the other”...
Until your olfactory system totally shuts down, how do you think the inside of the space station smells for the first 30 minutes you are there?
heavenly palace... hmmm... experiments in weightless massage parlors?
Is “permanently crewed” like a device with non-replaceable batteries?
They'll have a girl in space suit on tether, holding a plate of chicken samplers with toothpicks in them.
“Im gonna have to have a $9.99 buffet with hot and sour soup and some cashew chicken before I can make any sort of ruling on what kind of palace it is.”
That’s funny. Just remember, there is always room for red and green jello.
It’s built by China, would you live there?
Like hell no I would not!!
“Happy Endings in Space”.
The thing about dying a horrific and fiery death in a shoddily-built Chinese space station is that an hour later you once again feel like dying a horrific and fiery death in a shoddily-built Chinese space station.
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