Wang Yaping will carry out a spacewalk during the mission. Photo: Reuters
Wang Yaping will carry out a spacewalk during the mission. Photo: Reuters

China unveils Shenzhou 13 crew for next mission to Tiangong space station

  • One of the three crew members, Wang Yaping, will become both the first woman on the space station and the first Chinese woman to perform a spacewalk
  • Wang and two male colleagues will spend six months on board, building up the space station and carrying out a variety of experiments

Topic |   China's space programme
Wang Yaping will carry out a spacewalk during the mission. Photo: Reuters
Wang Yaping will carry out a spacewalk during the mission. Photo: Reuters
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