China Names Astronauts For Shenzhou-12 Mission

The Shenzhou-12 crew (from left): Tang Hongbo, Nie Haisheng and Liu Boming.
Credit: CMSA
A day before the planned launch of the Shenzhou-12 manned spacecraft to the Tianhe space station, the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) has named the three astronauts heading into orbit. Shenzhou-12 will blast off on a Long March-2F rocket from the Jiuquan satellite launch center in the Gobi Desert...
Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is the Southeast Asia and China Editor for the Aviation Week Network’s (AWN) Air Transport World (ATW) and the Asia-Pacific Defense Correspondent for AWN, joining the team in 2017.

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