Chinese space station reaches for next stage of construction with robotic arm test

//Chinese space station reaches for next stage of construction with robotic arm test

Chinese space station reaches for next stage of construction with robotic arm test

The Chinese space station has successfully grabbed and moved a cargo spaceship with its giant robotic arm.The 47-minute manoeuvre on Thursday morning was the first test for Tiangong’s 10-metre (33-foot) robotic arm, whose technology the United States fears could be used to interfere with its satellites.The exercise assessed technology used to assemble sections of the station in space, the official website of the China Manned Space Programme said.It said the test initially measured the…

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