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China launches Astronaut crew on 6-month mission

China launched a three-person crew for a mission of six-month on board the Shenzhou-13 spaceship to its space station on October 16, 2021.The crew is planned to set up new record for the time spent in space by Chinese astronauts as China moves for completing the orbiting structure.
China launches Astronaut crew on 6-month mission
China launches Astronaut crew on 6-month mission
Shenzhou-13 spaceship is carrying three astronauts.It was launched by a Long March-2F rocket.
The spacecraft is expected to complete docking with “Tianhe module” within six hours.The mission will continue the work of first three-person crew that already spent 90 days on board. First three-person crew conducted two spacewalks and deployed 10-metre (33-foot) mechanical arm before they returned to Earth in mid-September, 2021.
Published date : 16 Oct 2021 06:30PM