China’s Wang Yaping onboard in-construction Tiangong space station.
Credit: CMSA/Zhai Zhigang/Ye Guangfu

 

The China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) has released imagery and videos showcasing life onboard the country’s in-construction Tiangong (Heavenly Palace) space station.

Credit: CMSA/Zhai Zhigang/Ye Guangfu

China launched the Shenzhou-13 piloted spaceship on October 16 by a Long March 2F carrier rocket at the Jiuquan Satellite

 

Launch Center in northwest China’s Gobi Desert.

Credit: CMSA/Zhai Zhigang/Ye Guangfu

The booster hurled three astronauts — Zhai Zhigang, Wang Yaping, and Ye Guangfu – to the orbiting facility to undertake a six-month mission – the nation’s longest crewed space mission so far.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Videos are available here:

https://youtu.be/Nwr-mVgkgd0

https://youtu.be/4EIKN-tT3Do

https://youtu.be/HgPK6I6MR4Y

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