ShenzhouQQ14 astronauts enter Mengtian lab module

The Shenzhou-14 and Shenzhou-15 crew members will then conduct the first in-orbit crew rotation in Chinas space history.

Following up, the Shenzhou-14 crew in the space station will welcome the subsequent arrival of the Tianzhou-5 cargo craft and Shenzhou-15 crewed spaceship, the agency said.

The Shenzhou-14 astronauts successfully entered the Mengtian lab module of Chinas space station Tiangong at 3:12 p.m. (Beijing Time) on Thursday, according to the China Manned Space Agency.


China launched the space lab module Mengtian on Oct. 31, taking the construction of the countrys space station into the final stage.