Shenzhou 10, China's longest human mission, ended safely early June 26 with a parachute landing in Inner Mongolia. Touchdown of the mission's return capsule with its crew of two men and a woman came at 8:07 a.m. local time (8:07 p.m. June 26 EDT), 15 days after it was launched from the Jiuquan launch site on a Long March 2F rocket. Astronauts Nie Haisheng, Zhang Xiaoguang and Wang Yaping emerged from the lander, smiling and apparently healthy. Nie, the mission commander, was ending his ...


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