China alone to have space station by 2024

China will be the only country to have a space station in service in 2024 as the International Space Station currently in service would retire by then.
The main lab was expected to be ready by 2022.
China plans to launch the experimental core module of its space station around 2018 with a Long March-5 heavy load carrier rocket, and the 20 tonne combination space station will be sent into orbit around 2022.China’s space station will include a core module and two lab modules, with ports that will allow multiple spacecraft to dock.