Beijing: Shenzhou-13 returned with three astronauts on Saturday after spending six months aboard China’s new space station. At the same time, the record for spending the most time in space has been made so far. Earlier, he had a record of spending 92 days in space.
The spacecraft has returned to Earth with three Chinese astronauts. Earlier, the country’s first spacecraft had been in space for three months. Shenzhou-13 carrying three astronauts, Zhai Zhigang, Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu, landed at the Dongfeng landing site in northern China’s Gobi Desert at 9:56 a.m. local time (capsule). The medical team examined the health of the three astronauts and said they were fine.
The astronauts spent six months aboard the Tiangong space station, the longest ever. Prior to this, Shenzhou-12 had been in space for 92 days. Apart from this, this time the mission has set many more records.