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Window glass for China’s space station successfully developed

By Jin Chen (People's Daily Online)    16:07, October 15, 2015

Workers put a coating on the glass. (Photo by Xinhua News Agency/Yang Shiyao)

Recently, the window glass to be used in the lighting system of China's space station has been successfully developed by Star Arrow Special Glass in Qinhuangdao, north China's Hebei province.

The first batch of products will be delivered to China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) at the end of October.

The glass produced by Star Arrow Special Glass have been successfully applied on Shenzhou-5 to Shenzhou-10 spacecraft, "Tiangong-1" target spacecraft, "Chang'e-1" to "Chang'e-3" lunar probes since the company's establishment in 2000.

This article was edited and translated from 《我国空间站窗口照明玻璃在秦皇岛研制成功》, source: People's Daily.

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