CHINA Shenzhou-12 astronauts to conduct a second space walk

CHINA

Shenzhou-12 astronauts to conduct a second space walk

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16:53, August 17, 2021

The Shenzhou-12 crew are bracing for their second space walk, with the precise date yet to be disclosed , according to the China Manned Space Agency on Tuesday.

Screen image taken at Beijing Aerospace Control Center on July 4, 2021 shows a Chinese astronaut conducting extravehicular activities (EVAs) out of the space station core module Tianhe. (Photo: Xinhua)

Since entering the Tianhe core capsule on June 17, the three astronauts have completed their scheduled tasks during their stay in orbit, including transferring supplies, coordinating between the astronauts and the mechanical arm, conducting a first-ever space walk and other extravehicular tests.

All crew members are in good health, and the core module is in stable operation.


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