TRENDING A look back at Chinese astronauts in space

TRENDING

A look back at Chinese astronauts in space

CGTN

15:08, June 17, 2021

At 9:22 a.m. BJT on Thursday, astronauts Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo will take off to space aboard China's Shenzhou-12 spacecraft. It has been more than 20 years since China launched its first unmanned spacecraft Shenzhou-1 in 1999. Learn all about the 12 Shenzhou spacecraft here in 100 seconds!

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