Space: Above & Beyond

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Space: Above & Beyond

Space exploration is making new developments. From private astronauts visiting the International Space Station, to China completing new phases to their ongoing projects, researchers are making new discoveries.

Axiom conducts first private mission to the International Space Station

One astronaut and three other crew members have blasted off to the International Space Station as part of Axiom’s first private mission to the station. During their eight day stay, the crew will conduct several research projects. 

Chinese astronauts prepare to head back to Earth

After almost half a year in orbit, three taikonauts are preparing to head back to Earth. The crews return to the space station will mark the end of the project’s technology verification phase. CGTN’s You Yang has more on the station and their final tasks.