From left, Chinese astronauts Ye Guangfu, Zhai Zhigang and Wang Yaping settle in after entering the space station core module on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
From left, Chinese astronauts Ye Guangfu, Zhai Zhigang and Wang Yaping settle in after entering the space station core module on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua

China’s Shenzhou 13 crew enters space station for 6-month stay

  • Length of mission to be one of the biggest challenges for the two men and one woman on board
  • Spacecraft connects to core module’s vertical port in complex manoeuvre

Topic |   China's space programme
From left, Chinese astronauts Ye Guangfu, Zhai Zhigang and Wang Yaping settle in after entering the space station core module on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
From left, Chinese astronauts Ye Guangfu, Zhai Zhigang and Wang Yaping settle in after entering the space station core module on Saturday. Photo: Xinhua
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