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  • Apr 20, 2022
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April 20th, 2022
Shenzhou 13 astronauts return to Earth after 6 months on China’s longest space mission yet

Three Chinese astronauts safely returned to Earth aboard the Shenzhou 13 capsule on April 16, 2022, after ​​spending 182 days in orbit aboard China’s Tiangong space station. Astronauts Zhai Zhigang, Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu were all in good physical and mental shape after landing in China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region. They were on China’s eighth manned space mission and longest to date for the nation. Read More at SCMP