Shenzhou-13 Returns To Earth Following Landmark Mission

Shenzhou reentry capsule
Credit: State media Xinhua
SINGAPORE—The three Chinese astronauts on the Shenzhou-13 mission have returned to Earth after 183 days in orbit, setting a Chinese spaceflight record. The reentry capsule landed at the Dongfeng landing site at around 9:56 a.m. local time on April 16, about 8 hr. after detaching from the Tiangong...
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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