Chinese Space Flight

Three Chinese astronauts have undocked their spacecraft from an orbiting robotic module and are preparing to return to Earth on Thursday night.

China‘s Shenzhou 9 vehicle separated from the Tiangong 1 space lab Wednesday evening, according to China’s state-run Xinhua news agency. The mission’s three taikonauts, as Chinese astronauts are known, returned to Shenzhou 9 to begin the maneuver at 6 p.m. ET (6 a.m. Thursday Beijing time).

Source : Microsoft News (MSN)

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