China’s Tianzhou-5 cargo spacecraft docks with space station combination in record time

The Tianzhou-5 cargo spacecraft conducted a fast automated rendezvous and docked with the China Space Station combination on Saturday, according to the China Manned Space Agency. It was the first time a cargo ship has docked with the space station while taikonauts were aboard. The rapid docking technology indicates China’s ability to provide emergency supplies to the space station quickly if necessary.