The Shenzhou-11 spacecraft carrying astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong and six silkworms blasts off from the launch pad in the Gobi Desert. Photo: Reuters
The Shenzhou-11 spacecraft carrying astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong and six silkworms blasts off from the launch pad in the Gobi Desert. Photo: Reuters

Their parents went to space, but these silkworms are settling for a secondary school in Hong Kong

Descendants of silkworms taken aboard manned Chinese space mission donated to Tseung Kwan O school that originally suggested the idea

The Shenzhou-11 spacecraft carrying astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong and six silkworms blasts off from the launch pad in the Gobi Desert. Photo: Reuters
The Shenzhou-11 spacecraft carrying astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong and six silkworms blasts off from the launch pad in the Gobi Desert. Photo: Reuters
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