Shenzhou XIV taikonauts perform third spacewalk
by Staff Writers
Beijing (XNA) Nov 17, 2022
The Shenzhou XIV crew on board the orbiting Chinese Tiangong space station is conducting their extravehicular activities for the third time, according to the China Manned Space Agency.
Commander Chen Dong has already gotten out of the space station, and crew member Cai Xuzhe will subsequently exit. Taikonaut Liu Yang is inside the core module to support her crewmates, the agency said in a brief release on Thursday.
They will work together to conduct several extravehicular operations, including the installation of equipment to link modules.
This is the seventh spacewalk by taikonauts in the space station. It is expected to last 6.5 hours, the agency said.
Source: Xinhua News Agency
Galactic Energy carries out fourth successful launch
Jiuquan (XNA) Nov 17, 2022
Galactic Energy, a private carrier rocket maker in Beijing, carried out the fourth flight mission of its CERES 1 rocket on Wednesday afternoon to deploy five Earth-observation satellites into orbit. The CERES 1 Y4 rocket blasted off at 2:20 pm at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China's Gobi Desert and soon placed the Gaofen 03D08, 03D51, 03D52, 03D53 and 03D54, five optical remote-sensing satellites in the Jilin 1 network, into a sun-synchronous orbit, the company said in a news re ... read more
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