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Manned spacecraft, carrier rocket for Shenzhou XII mission arrive at launch center

Xinhua | Updated: 2021-04-15 14:33

The core module of China's space station in research. [Photo/China Daily]

JIUQUAN - The manned spacecraft and carrier rocket for the Shenzhou XII manned space mission have arrived at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.

The manned craft and the Long March-2F carrier rocket are now undergoing final assembly and testing at the launch site, the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) said on Friday.

The astronauts for the Shenzhou XII manned space mission are participating in intensive training before embarking on their space journey, said the CMSA.

All facilities at the launch site are in good condition, and all systems that will be involved in the mission are undergoing orderly preparations, it said.

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