The Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre has put back the start of the Shenzhou 13 mission. Photo: AFP
The Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre has put back the start of the Shenzhou 13 mission. Photo: AFP

China delays launch of next mission to Tiangong space station

  • A source at the launch centre says there are no technical issues, but putting back Shenzhou 13’s lift-off time will ensure the preparations are spot on
  • The crew will spend six months at the space station and will be given supplies to ensure they hold the first Lunar New Year celebration in space

Topic |   China's space programme
The Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre has put back the start of the Shenzhou 13 mission. Photo: AFP
The Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre has put back the start of the Shenzhou 13 mission. Photo: AFP
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