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China sends astronauts to its new space station: Tiangong


  • China has successfully sent its 1st astronauts to the country’s Tiangong space station onboard the Shenzhou-12: its first manned spacecraft since 2016. 
  • China’s space agency said Shenzhou:12 spacecraft carrying 3 male astronauts onboard a Long March:2F rocket docked with Tianhe, the main section of the Tiangong station, hours after blasting off from the Gobi Desert in northwest China.
  • The team expected to be in Tiangong for 3 months.