Emily LakdawallaSep 15, 2016

Successful launch for China's Tiangong-2 space station

Chinese officials have announced that this morning's launch of the Tiangong-2 space station was successful. For more on this mission, read Andrew Jones' coverage:

Tiangong-2 launch
Tiangong-2 launch Xinhua news

As for me, I celebrated the successful launch by making several animated GIFs. Enjoy!

(Note: I called the boosters solid in the tweet below; they are, in fact, liquid-fueled rockets. My apologies for the error.)

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