All about China's Shenzhou spacecraft in 100 seconds
Updated 22:40, 17-Jun-2021

At 9:22 a.m. BJT on Thursday, China's Long March-2F Y12 rocket, carrying the Shenzhou-12 spacecraft with three astronauts on board, blasted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China.

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!


Scriptwriters: Shi Chan, Zhang Rongyi

Video editors: Shi Chan, Zheng Chenlei

Cover photo designer: Jia Jieqiong

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Chief editors: Qin Xiaohu, Zhou Jun

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Executive producer: Wen Yaru

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