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Published: 14:36, September 16, 2021 | Updated: 14:55, September 16, 2021
China prepares to launch Tianzhou-3 cargo spacecraft
By Xinhua
Published:14:36, September 16, 2021 Updated:14:55, September 16, 2021 By Xinhua

The combination of the Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft and the Long March-7 Y3 carrier rocket waits to be transferred to the launching area of the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on May 16, 2021. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

WENCHANG, Hainan - The combination of the Tianzhou-3 cargo spacecraft and a Long March-7 Y4 carrier rocket has been transferred to the launching area of the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site, the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) said Thursday.

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The CMSA said the Tianzhou-3 cargo spacecraft will be launched in the near future at an appropriate time.

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The facilities and equipment at the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site are in good condition, and various pre-launch function checks and joint tests will be carried out as planned, the CMSA added

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