The ship that took a man to space and back in ancient Chinese tale

//The ship that took a man to space and back in ancient Chinese tale

The ship that took a man to space and back in ancient Chinese tale

China’s latest crewed space mission was launched just over three weeks ago from a facility in the Gobi Desert. Seven hours after lift-off, the Shenzhou 12 capsule, carrying three astronauts, docked with the core module of the Tiangong space station. There, 380km (235 miles) above the Earth’s surface, they will spend the next three months putting the module into service, testing new technologies and conducting spacewalks.Since its inception in the late 1950s, China’s space programme has…

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