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China launches Tianhe space station core module into orbit

China successfully launched a 22-metric-ton module on April 28, beginning an intense period of missions for constructing the nation’s own space station. A Long March 5B heavy-lift rocket lifted off from the coastal Wenchang spaceport at 11:23 p.m. Eastern. The Tianhe space station core module separated from the first stage after 490 seconds…
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