Europe will not ship astronauts to China’s house station in any case

A European go to to China’s off-Earth outpost is not within the playing cards, a minimum of within the comparatively close to future.

The European Area Company (ESA) had been getting ready its astronauts for potential missions to China’s three-module Tiangong house station. In August 2017, for instance, ESA’s Samantha Cristoforetti and Matthias Maurer carried out 9 days of survival coaching with 16 of their Chinese language counterparts within the Yellow Sea, close to the coastal metropolis of Yantai.

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