Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 6 months
   Date :17-Apr-2022

Chinese astronauts
HREE Chinese astronauts returned to Earth safely on Saturday after spending a record six months aboard China’s new space station, doubling the previous stay of the country’s longest single flight in space. The Shenzhou-13 capsule carrying astronauts Zhai Zhigang, Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu touched down successfully at 9:56 am local time in the Dongfeng landing site in Gobi Desert, North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, state-run ‘Xinhua news’ agency reported.
The medical team confirmed that the crew members are in good health, marking the full success of the Shenzhou-13 manned spaceflight mission, the Global Times newspaper reported. The astronauts spent six months on the Tiangong space station.