China launches 2nd space station lab module Mengtian, a step forward toward completing space station assembly
Published: Oct 31, 2022 03:38 PM
China launched Mengtian lab module - the third and final part of its three-module home-developed space station - into preset orbit, on Monday afternoon from South China's tropical island province of Hainan, kicking start the final battle of completing the country's T-shape and first-ever permanent space station.

Mengtian, also the second lab module, will be the last piece before China completes the space station assembly.