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WATCH: A brief history of China's first astronauts
WATCH: Tianzhou-1’s launch from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site:
WATCH: CGTN's on-air coverage of the Tianzhou-1 launch
WATCH: A preview of the Tianzhou-1 launch from CGTN correspondents at Wenchang Space Launch Center
WATCH: Shenzhou-11's successful launch from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi Desert
China successfully launches the Shenzhou-11 spacecraftAt approximately 4:30 am (BJT), the Chinese spacecraft Shenzhou-11 lifted off from from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi Desert. In two day it will rendezvous with the Tiangong-2 spacelab.
WATCH: Shenzhou-11 docks with the Tiangong-2 spacelab
China's Shenzhou-11 successfully docks with Tiangong-2 spacelabAfter a successful launch Monday, Shenzhou-11, China’s sixth manned spacecraft, successfully docked with the orbiting Tiangong-2 space lab.
WATCH: Shenzhou-11 astronauts enter the Tiangong-2 spacelab
Chinese astronauts enter the Tiangong-2 spacelabAfter a successful docking, astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong enter the orbital spacelab Tiangong-2 to begin their 30 day mission in space.
WATCH: Shenzhou-11 docking explainer
China's Shenzhou-11 missionA quick explainer video about China’s Shenzhou-11 and its mission to transport two astronauts to the recently launched Tiangong-2 space station.
A quick explainer video about China’s Shenzhou-11 and its mission to transport two astronauts to the recently launched Tiangong-2 space station.
Tiangong-2 space lab
WATCH: The heavenly palace - China's Tiangong-2 space lab
At the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China's Gansu Province, the Tiangong-2 space lab launched atop a Long March 2F carrier rocket on September 15, 2016.