BEIJING, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- The Shenzhou-14 crew entered the Tianzhou-5 cargo craft on Sunday, according to the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA).
They opened the hatch door of Tianzhou-5 at 2:18 p.m. (Beijing Time) and entered the cargo spaceship at 3:03 p.m. (Beijing Time) following preparation work, said the CMSA.
The Shenzhou-14 crew will carry out cargo transfer and other related work as planned.
(Produced by Du Jieqiong)
China launched Tianzhou-5 on Saturday to deliver supplies for the country's space station, the construction of which is expected to be completed this year.
The Long March-7 Y6 rocket, carrying Tianzhou-5, blasted off at 10:03 a.m. (Beijing Time) on Saturday from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in the southern island province of Hainan.
About two hours later, Tianzhou-5 conducted a fast automated rendezvous and docking at the rear docking port of the space station's core module Tianhe.