ISLAMABAD, June 07 (Alliance News): All three astronauts sent to China’s new space station have successfully reached the space station.
According to foreign media, Chinese media quoted the Chinese space agency ChinaMand Space (CMSA) as saying that China had sent the three astronauts from the Gobi Desert launch center via Shenzhou 14 spacecraft. Successfully departed on June 5 at 10:44 a.m. local time and arrived on Monday.
According to details, the three astronauts will stay in the modules of the Chinese-built Tiang Ong Station and will return in December 2022.
This is the third manned mission sent to build the space station. The first mission for the space station arrived in 2021 and returned in September 2021, followed by a second mission for six months.
The report further states that China has scheduled six missions for the space station by the end of 2022, one of which will be manned, two laboratory modules and two cargo missions.
It was further said that after the completion of construction of the station, it is expected to have a life span of 15 years on which 2 manned and 2 cargo missions will be sent every year.