Shenzhou-12 Docks With Tianhe, China Welcomes Cooperation

The Long March-2F blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.
Credit: Xinhua News Agency
China’s Shenzhou-12 spacecraft and its three taikonauts successfully docked with the Tianhe orbital module June 17 following launch aboard a Long March-2F at 9:22 a.m. local time. This is the country’s first manned space mission in five years, and with the longest duration so far—the trio will spend...

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