A Long March-5B carrier rocket carrying the Wentian lab module blasts off from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in South China's Hainan province on Sunday.
Rocket blasts off and carries craft to nearly 400 km above the ground
Wentian, the first lab module of China's space station, has successfully docked with the combination of the Tianhe core module, according to the China Manned Space Agency.
The Wentian module docked with the front port of Tianhe at 3:13 am Monday (Beijing Time), after it entered the planned orbit and completed state setting.
The whole process took approximately 13 hours, the CMSA said.