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a manned artificial satellite in a fixed orbit designed for scientific research

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China's Manned Space Agency had announced the Tiangong-1 would crash to Earth in late 2017, but that process was delayed, leading to speculation that the space laboratory was out of control.
China had said re-entry would happen in late 2017, but that process was delayed, leading some experts to suggest the space laboratory was out of control.
Parts of the wrecked space laboratory 'Tiangong 1,' over which China lost control in 2016, are likely to collide with planet Earth, according to space experts.
The sponsorship of the Student Lab takes place on the heels of other initiatives taken by Yahsat to foster and nurture talented youth, such as the launch earlier this year of the Yahsat Space Laboratory, a facility that is dedicated for advanced research, at the Masdar Institute.
It is designed to dock with the Tiangong 2 space laboratory, or "Heavenly Palace 2", where two astronauts spent a month in space last October in China's longest ever manned space mission.
Beijing: China will launch its second experimental space laboratory late on Thursday and another manned space mission next month, the government said, part of a broader plan to have a permanent manned space station in service around 2022.
July 11, 1979: The space laboratory, Skylab I, plunges to Earth scattering debris across the southern Indian Ocean and the sparsely populated Australian desert.
Eventually, NASA officials hope that R2 will be able to perform repetitive tasks inside and outside the space laboratory, allowing astronauts to focus on more complex work.
Sadly, Harold Hornby died in 2002, aged 71, but his early hard work bore fruit yesterday as the Curiosity rover space laboratory successfully landed on the Red Planet.
On August 6, if all goes well, the 900kg Mars Space Laboratory, a huge robotic geologist, will arrive on the surface of the planet.
During his time aboard the space station, Wakata was engaged in various experiments, including taking an osteoporosis drug as a test subject and helping to complete the Japanese space laboratory Kibo on the ISS by operating robotic arm systems with the support of spacewalks by other astronauts.
US space agency Nasa said it expected the launch would help fulfill "Japan's hope for an out-of-this-world space laboratory", as the shuttle delivers state-of-the-art equipment to conduct experiments in the vacuum of space.
1979: Skylab tumbles back to Earth The space laboratory, Skylab I, plunges to Earth scattering debris across the southern Indian Ocean and the sparsely populated Australian desert.
space shuttle Discovery entered the International Space Station on Monday afternoon to install the main component of Japan's ''Kibo'' space laboratory after the shuttle successfully docked with the space station, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration said.
Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda joined a group of students who spoke through a video link with Hoshide, who is on the International Space Station (ISS) to help install Japan's first space laboratory.