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China prepares to launch Tianzhou-4 cargo spacecraft

The Tianzhou 3 cargo spacecraft is launched by a Long March 7 rocket at 3:10 pm on Sept 20, 2021 at the Wenchang Space Launch Center on the coast of the southern island province of Hainan. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY)

WENCHANG, Hainan – The combination of the Tianzhou-4 cargo spacecraft and a Long March-7 Y5 carrier rocket has been transferred to the launching area of the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site, the China Manned Space Agency said Saturday.

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The CMSA said the Tianzhou-4 cargo spacecraft will be launched in the near future at an appropriate time.

The facilities and equipment at the 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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