The Heat: Tiangong-2 and China’s space exploration

The Heat

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China has launched a space lab for astronauts – signaling a new era in its race to explore outer space. With the Tiangong-2 space laboratory, China is making leaps towards space research and exploration.

CCTV’s Guan Yang watched the launch and has this report.

To discuss China’s space exploration:

  • Yang Yuguang, a professor at the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation.
  • Leroy Chiao, a retired NASA astronaut and former International Space Station commander.
  • Victoria Samson, Washington director of the Secure World Foundation.
  • Louis Brennan, a professor of business at Trinity College and author of the book, “The Business of Space.”
The Heat: Tiangong-2 and China\'s space exploration PT 1

The Heat: Tiangong-2 and China\'s space exploration PT 1

o China has launched a space lab, Tiangong-2, for astronauts – signaling a new era in its race to explore outer space. CCTV’s Guan Yang watched the launch and has this report. To discuss China’s space exploration, tonight’s panel is joined by Yang Yuguang, a professor at the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation, Leroy Chiao, a retired NASA astronaut and former International Space Station commander, Victoria Samson, Washington director of the Secure World Foundation, Louis Brennan, a professor of business at Trinity College and author of the book, “The Business of Space.”

The Heat: Tiangong-2 and China\'s space exploration PT 2

The Heat: Tiangong-2 and China\'s space exploration PT 2

To discuss China’s space exploration, tonight’s panel is joined by Yang Yuguang, a professor at the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation, Leroy Chiao, a retired NASA astronaut and former International Space Station commander, Victoria Samson, Washington director of the Secure World Foundation, Louis Brennan, a professor of business at Trinity College and author of the book, “The Business of Space.”