China launched the second crewed mission to build space stations – News2IN

China launched the second crewed mission to build space stations

China launched the second crewed mission to build space stations
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Jiuquan, China: China on Saturday launched a rocket carrying three astronauts – two men and one woman – to the core module from the space station in the future where they will live and work for six months, the longest orbit for Chinese astronauts.
The long March-2F rockets carry Shenzhou-13 spacecraft, which means “Divine Ship”, exploded from the Jiuquan satellite launch center in the northwestern province of Gansu at 12:13.
(1623 GMT on Friday).
The ship managed to close to the Port of Space Station at 6:56 a.m.
(2156 GMT), and the astronauts entered the core module of the space station at 10:03 a.m., said the Manned China Space Agency.
China began building space stations in April with the launch of Tianhe – the first and biggest of the three modules of the station.
A little bigger than the city bus, Tianhe will be a place to stay from a complete space station.
Shenzhou-13 is four of the four crew missions needed to complete the space station at the end of 2022.
During the first crew mission 90 days-mission-stations 2021-09-17 which concluded in September, three other astronauts lived in Tianhe for 90 days.
In the latest mission, the astronauts will conduct tests from the main technology and robotics in Tianhe needed to assemble space stations, verify the support system of life on the board and do a number of scientific experiments.
The commander of the mission is Zhai Zhigang, 55, from the collection of Chinese first astronauts in the late 1990s.
Born of rural families with six children, Zhai did China’s first spacewalk in 2008.
Shenzhou-13 was the second room mission.
“The most challenging task will be a long-term stay in orbit for six months,” Zhai said at a press conference on Thursday.
“This will cause higher demands (to us), both physically and psychologically.” He was accompanied by Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu, both 41.
Wang, was also born of a rural family, known among colleagues for tenacity.
The former Air Force pilot was first traveled into space in 2013, to Tiangong-1, a rpecan prototype lab.
He is a Chinese second woman astronaut in space, after Liu who in 2012.
Shenzhou-13 was the first room mission for the third astronaut, Ye.
After the crew returned to earth in April, China plans to use six missions again, including the shipping module of the second and third outer space station and two final crew missions.
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From working with NASA and with an extension at the International Space Station (ISS), it has spent the last decade developing technology to build itself.
With ISS set for retirement in several years, the Chinese space station will be the only one in Earth’s orbit.
The Chinese space program has come a long way since the late leader of Mao Zedong regretted that the country could not even launch potatoes into space.
China became the third country to place a man in space with its own rockets, in October 2003, following the former Soviet Union and the United States.

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