Two astronauts of the Shenzhou-11 spaceflight mission were awarded medals for their service to China's space endeavors.
Staying home for a whole week might seem unbearable to most people, but for astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong, staying in space for a month was not enough.
The return capsule of Shenzhou-11, which is carrying two Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong, has separated from the spacecraft's orbiting capsule at noon Friday.
Every morning, we wake up to greetings from Earth and start a new day in space with the same old routine: dressing, washing, brushing teeth, shaving...
Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong are close to completing a 33-day space journey, and on Tuesday, they talked with Xinhua News Agency.
The spacecraft Shenzhou XI, which is carrying taikonauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong, separated from the orbiting Tiangong II space lab at 12:41 pm Thursday Beijing Time.
Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong are currently on a 33-day space journey and acting as Xinhua special correspondents. On Tuesday, they talked with their copy desk on earth for the first time.
Greetings to everyone. Today (Nov. 11) is my 24th day onboard Tiangong-2. I am Xinhua space correspondent Jing Haipeng.