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In Photos: Tiangong-1, China's Space Station Fell to Earth

Tiangong 1 Space Station Module Undergoing Testing

China Manned Space Engineering Office

Photo of the Tiangong 1 module undergoing testing earlier in 2011.

Building China's Tiangong 1 Space Lab

China Manned Space Engineering Office

This still from a China space agency video shows the country's Tiangong 1 space lab module under construction for its planned 2011 launch.

China's Tiangong 1 Docking Concept

China Manned Space Engineering Office

A Chinese Shenzhou spacecraft closes in on the country's Tiangong 1 space lab in this still from a mission profile video.

Display Model of Tiangong I Module

Gregory Kulacki/People's Daily Online

This display model of Tiangong I module was shown at an exhibition hall at the China Academy of Space Technology, complete with access door for public viewing.

China's Tiangong 1 Space Lab

China Manned Space Engineering Office

This artist's illustration from a China space agency video shows the Tiangong 1 space laboratory, a prototype module for the country's planned space station.

Tiangong 1 Space Lab Design

China Manned Space Engineering Office

This artist's illustration from a China space agency video shows the Tiangong 1 space laboratory, a prototype module for the country's planned space station.

Spacewalking From China's Tiangong 1 Lab

China Manned Space Engineering Office

This image depicts a spacewalk from a Shenzhou spacecraft docked to China's Tiangong 1 space laboratory module.

Tiangong 1 Crew Operations

China Manned Space Engineering Office

This image depicts a full crew of three astronauts inside China's first space laboratory, the Tiangong 1.

Tiangong 1 Docking Port Closeup

China Manned Space Engineering Office

A closeup of the docking port on China's Tiangong 1 space lab is shown in this artist's illustration.

Tiangong 1 Cutaway: Moving Between Spacecraft

China Manned Space Engineering Office

This still from a China space agency video shows a cutaway of a Shenzhou spacecraft docked at the country's Tiangong 1 space lab, showing how astronauts will move between the two Chinese spacecraft.

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