In China presented a model of "competitor" ISS

A partial model of Chinese space station is seen on display at the Airshow China 2018 in Zhuhai south China

Engineers who previously sent high-definition (HD) cameras, 3D cameras, and a camera capable of recording 4K footage to the International Space Station, delivered the new 8K camera to the station in April aboard the 14th SpaceX cargo resupply mission through a Space Act Agreement between NASA and RED. The molecules collide among themselves in the lower atmosphere that causes the Aurora.

After the ISS is decommissioned-likely in 2024, although there's also a chance that private companies could take over maintenance for a few years after that-Tiangong will be the only space station in orbit. Construction is expected to be completed around 2022.

Crowds gathered around the cylindrical space station module representing the living and working quarters of the Tiangong or "Heavenly Palace" which will also have two other modules for scientific experiments and will be equipped with solar panels.

"I'm sure over time China will be successful developing partnerships", said Bill Ostrove, space analyst with US-based Forecast International consultancy.

It is set to operate for about 15 years, according to the China Academy of Space Technology, developer of the station. "The possibility for them (thanks to China) to send payloads on a platform of manned flight and conducting experiments is something that's extremely valuable", he observes.

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NASA and ESA (European Space Agency) have brought us the veryfirst 8K video from space.

Alternatively the money could be used to speed up planned human space initiatives to the moon and Mars.

The second iteration, Tiangong-2, is still a work in progress.

"We're excited to embrace new technology that improves our ability to engage our audiences in space station research", said David Brady, assistant program scientist for the International Space Station Program Science Office at Johnson.

"Despite a lot of talk of the opposite, the United States remains the most dominant power in space right now". Roscosmos said Tuesday that one of three computers... "But the business issues are becoming increasingly important in the space, and she recognizes the innovation and science as major economic engines".

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