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Shenzhou-13 spacecraft doctor China for a 6-month mission

Shenzhou-13 spacecraft doctor China for a 6-month mission
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Beijing: China’s Shenzhou-13 spacecraft carrying three Chinese astronauts docked on Saturday at the space station, kicking a six-month record setting when the country moved to complete the newly orbiting lead post.
The spacecraft was launched by the long March-2F rocket at 12:23 a.m.
Saturday and anchored with the core Tianhe module from Tiangong Space Station at 6:56 a.m., about six and a half hours later.
Three astronauts entered the core module of Tianhe’s outer stations around 10am, said the Manned China space agency.
Two men and one woman were the second crew to move to the space station, which was launched last April.
The first crew lived three months.
The new crew includes two veterans of space travel.
Zhai Zhigang, 55, and Wang Yaping, 41, and Ye Guangfu, 41, who made their first trip into space.
They were seen by military bands and supporters sang “ ode to Motherland, ” underlined the weight of national pride invested in space programs, which have advanced rapidly in recent years.
The crew will do three space to install equipment in preparation to expand the station; Value of life conditions in Tianhe modules and experiments in the field of medicine and other fields.
The Chinese military space program plans to send many crews to the station for the next two years to make it fully functional.
When equipped with the addition of two more parts _ named Mertian and Wentian _ the station will weigh around 66 tons, much smaller than the International Space Station, which launched its first module in 1998 and weighed around 450 tons.
Two more Chinese modules will be launched before the end of next year during the Shenzhou-14 crew stay named.
The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday renewed its commitment to cooperation with other countries in the use of peaceful space.
Spokesman Zhao Lijian said sending humans into space were the general causes of mankind.
“China will continue to extend the depth and extent of international cooperation and exchanging ” in the crew room key and` make a positive contribution to exploration.
The mystery of the universe, “he said.
China was not excluded from the International Space Station mostly due to US objections to the secretiveness of the Chinese program and close military relations, encouraging it to launch two experimental modules before starting at the permanent station.
Law u.s.
Requires Congress Approval for Contact between the American and Chinese Space Program, but China works with space experts from other countries including France, Sweden, Russia and Italy.
Chinese officials said they looked forward to accommodating astronauts from other countries on the space station were so fully functional.
China has launched seven crew missions with a total of 14 astronauts on the ship _ two have flown twice since 2003, when it became only the third country after the former Soviet Union and the United States to put someone alone.
China has also expanded its work on Lunar and Mars exploration, including landing explorers on the far side of the moon and returning the month to earth for the first time since the 1970s.
This year, China also landed the Tianwen-1 room probe on Mars, which accompanied Zhurong Rover had explored evidence of life on the red planet.
Other Chinese space programs need to collect land from asteroids and bring back additional lunar samples.
China has also expressed the aspirations to land people on the moon and may build a scientific base there, although no timeline was proposed for the projects.
A very secret spacecraft was also reported being developed.

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