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Two taikonauts to Tiangong-2

Sunday, October 16, 2016 17:49
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China’s first and only crewed mission to its second space lab got underway on Sunday (Oct 16) as two Chinese taikonauts launched for Tiangong-2. Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong took off on the Shenzhou 11 spacecraft atop a Long March 2F rocket for a 30-day stay on the lab conducting science experiments and testing systems for China’s larger, modular space station.

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