China unveils Shenzhou-13 crew for 6-month space station mission

2021-10-15 02:20:59 GMT2021-10-15 10:20:59(Beijing Time) Sina English
 Chinese astronauts Zhai Zhigang, Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu will carry out the Shenzhou-13 spaceflight mission, and Zhai will be the commander, announced the China Manned Space Agency at a press conference Thursday.  Chinese astronauts Zhai Zhigang, Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu will carry out the Shenzhou-13 spaceflight mission, and Zhai will be the commander, announced the China Manned Space Agency at a press conference Thursday.
This photo shows Chinese astronauts Zhai Zhigang (C), Wang Yaping (R) and Ye Guangfu who will carry out the Shenzhou-13 spaceflight mission. Zhai will be the commander, announced the China Manned Space Agency at a press conference on Thursday. (Photo provided to China News Service by China Manned Space Agency) This photo shows Chinese astronauts Zhai Zhigang (C), Wang Yaping (R) and Ye Guangfu who will carry out the Shenzhou-13 spaceflight mission. Zhai will be the commander, announced the China Manned Space Agency at a press conference on Thursday. (Photo provided to China News Service by China Manned Space Agency)
The Shenzhou-13 manned spaceship will be launched at 12:23 a.m. Saturday (Beijing Time) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, announced the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) on Thursday. The Shenzhou-13 manned spaceship will be launched at 12:23 a.m. Saturday (Beijing Time) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, announced the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) on Thursday.
The astronauts will stay in space for about six months, the longest ever duration for the Chinese astronauts. The astronauts will stay in space for about six months, the longest ever duration for the Chinese astronauts.

Chinese astronauts Zhai Zhigang, Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu will carry out the Shenzhou-13 spaceflight mission, and Zhai will be the commander, announced the China Manned Space Agency at a press conference Thursday.

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