Tiangong’s 10-metre arm is capable of lifting objects up to 20 tonnes. Photo: Weibo
Tiangong’s 10-metre arm is capable of lifting objects up to 20 tonnes. Photo: Weibo

Chinese space station reaches for next stage of construction with robotic arm test

  • In 47-minute exercise, 10-metre robotic device grabs onto and moves cargo ship
  • The US has voiced its concern about potential for interference with satellites, particularly in the event of a war

Topic |   China science
Tiangong’s 10-metre arm is capable of lifting objects up to 20 tonnes. Photo: Weibo
Tiangong’s 10-metre arm is capable of lifting objects up to 20 tonnes. Photo: Weibo
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