Up, Up and Away

Look — China’s Shenzhou-12 docks its first crew at Tiangong

A historic first for the country’s space program.

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After the launch of Tiangong space station’s core module in April, China took on its next challenge: send astronauts to live there.

The first crewed mission, Shenzhou-12, successfully docked at Tiangong Wednesday night.

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