In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, astronaut Gui Haichao waves as he is carried out of the re-entry capsule of the Shenzhou-14 manned space mission after it landed successfully at the Dongfeng landing site in northern China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023. The previous crew of China’s orbiting space station returned to earth Tuesday morning, all reportedly in good health, amid a sharpening rivalry with the U.S.
Jing Haipeng, Zhu Yangzhu and Gui Haichao emerged in good health from the return capsule near the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on the edge of the Gobi Desert, the official Xinhua News Agency said.Crowds gather near state funeral home as China’s former Premier Li Keqiang is being put to restChinese arrivals replace Hong Kong exodus. For them, the city is still freer than the mainlandbefore 2030.
The U.S., meanwhile, aims to put astronauts back on the lunar surface by the end of 2025 as part of a renewed commitment to crewed missions, aided by private sector players such as SpaceX and Blue Origin. headtopics.com
In addition to their lunar programs, the two countries have also separately landed rovers on Mars, and China plans to follow the U.S. in landing a spacecraft on an asteroid.
3 Astronauts Return to Earth after 6-month Stay on China’s Space StationThree Chinese astronauts returned to Earth on Tuesday morning after six months aboard China’s orbiting space station. Jing Haipeng, Zhu Yangzhu and Gui Haichao emerged in good health from the return capsule near the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on the edge of the Gobi… Read more ⮕