BEIJING, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Shenzhou-9 spacecraft and Tiangong-1 lab module has been successfully separated by manual operation, according to the Beijing Aerospace Control Center.
Chinese astronaut will continue maual operation and steer the spacecraft to a safety distance.
Shenzhou-9 spacecraft to return Friday morning
BEIJING, June 28 (Xinhua) -- It has been decided that the Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft will return to the Earth around 10 a.m. Friday, a spokesperson of China's manned space program announced. Full story
Weather suits Shenzhou-9 astronauts' landing: forecast
HOHHOT, June 27 (Xinhua) -- A weather forecast on Wednesday from meteorological authorities with north China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region has indicated conditions will suit the scheduled return to Earth of the country's Shenzhou-9 astronauts later this week. Full story
Landing zone gears up for Shenzhou-9 return
SIZIWANG BANNER, June 25 (Xinhua) -- A landing zone for the orbiting Shenzhou-9 spacecraft went into operation Monday to prepare for the return of the craft and its three crew members, according to landing zone personnel. Full story
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