Shenzhou-12 and three crew members successfully launch to new Chinese space station
Source: NASA Spaceflight
Date Published: 06/16/2021
The first crewed mission to the new Chinese Space Station has successfully launched. Shenzhou-12, carrying three taikonauts, lifted off on Thursday June 17 at 01:22 UTC from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi Desert in northwest China.