. Chinese crew enters new space station on 3-month mission « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ABC News – Three Chinse astronauts have arrived at China’s new space station at the start of a three-month mission, marking a milestone in the country’s ambitious space program. Their Shenzhou-12 craft connected with the space station module about six hours after taking off from the Jiuquan launch center on the edge of the Gobi Desert.

The crew will carry out experiments, test equipment, conduct maintenance and prepare the station for receiving two laboratory modules next year. The mission brings to 14 the number of astronauts China has launched into space since 2003.

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