Shenzhou-11

WATCH: Shenzhou-11's successful launch from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi Desert

China successfully launches the Shenzhou-11 spacecraft

China successfully launches the Shenzhou-11 spacecraft

At approximately 4:30 am (BJT), the Chinese spacecraft Shenzhou-11 lifted off from from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi Desert. In two day it will rendezvous with the Tiangong-2 spacelab.

WATCH: Shenzhou-11 docks with the Tiangong-2 spacelab

China's Shenzhou-11 successfully docks with Tiangong-2 spacelab

China's Shenzhou-11 successfully docks with Tiangong-2 spacelab

After a successful launch Monday, Shenzhou-11, China’s sixth manned spacecraft, successfully docked with the orbiting Tiangong-2 space lab.

WATCH: Shenzhou-11 astronauts enter the Tiangong-2 spacelab

Chinese astronauts enter the Tiangong-2 spacelab

Chinese astronauts enter the Tiangong-2 spacelab

After a successful docking, astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong enter the orbital spacelab Tiangong-2 to begin their 30 day mission in space.

WATCH: Shenzhou-11 docking explainer

China's Shenzhou-11 mission

China's Shenzhou-11 mission

A quick explainer video about China’s Shenzhou-11 and its mission to transport two astronauts to the recently launched Tiangong-2 space station.

A quick explainer video about China’s Shenzhou-11 and its mission to transport two astronauts to the recently launched Tiangong-2 space station.

Tiangong-2 space lab

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At the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China's Gansu Province, the Tiangong-2 space lab launched atop a Long March 2F carrier rocket on September 15, 2016.

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  • Jiafu Chen

    Good Job!!