China’s Shenzhou 7 spacecraft made a safe parachute landing Sept. 28 in northern China, capping off a mission that marked the country’s third manned spaceflight and included its first spacewalk. Astronauts Zhai Zhigang, Liu Boming, and Jing Haipeng spent a total of 68 hours in space, including the 20-minute spacewalk on Sept. 27, according to China’s Xinhua news agency. The spacecraft orbited the Earth 46 times. Mission commander Zhai performed the tethered extravehicular activity ...


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