Published: 17:47, July 22, 2023 | Updated: 09:36, July 23, 2023
China grants science projects access to its space station
By Xinhua

This simulated image captured at Beijing Aerospace Control Center on Nov 12, 2022 shows China's cargo spacecraft Tianzhou 5 conducting a fast automated rendezvous and docking with the combination of the space station Tiangong. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

BEIJING – The application system for space science projects in China's space station is now open to scientists and engineers, according to the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA).

The CMSA will solicit projects covering space science and human research, physics in microgravity, space astronomy and Earth science, as well as new space technologies and applications.

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According to the CMSA, China's space station is also a national space laboratory. It is equipped with scientific experiment cabinets, technological test cabinets and supporting systems inside its modules.

The space station also has exposure experiment platforms, standard payload interfaces and large payload hanging points outside the modules to support scientific research, technological experiments and applications in various fields.

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The application details are available at