Return capsule of Shenzhou-10 spacecraft touched down successfully at around 8:07 a.m. Beijing Time Wednesday at the main landing area in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

Wang Yaping

Zhang Xiaoguang

Nie Haisheng
• President Xi's Conversation with Shenzhou-X Astronauts
Chinese President Xi Jinping had a conversation with the astronauts on the Shenzhou-10 spacecraft on Monday morning, June 24, 2013.


Shenzhou-10 Mission Announced A Success
Commander-in-chief of China's manned space program Zhang Youxia announced that the Shenzhou-10 mission was a success after the three crew members landed safely and left the spacecraft's re-entry module on Wednesday morning. Playback: Phase 1; Phase 2; Mission of Tiangong I and Shenzhou X
Hatch of Shenzhou-10's Return Capsule Opens
The hatch of Shenzhou-10's return capsule has been opened.
Return Capsule of Shenzhou-10 Enters Black-out Area, Astronauts in Good Condition
Communication between the return capsule of Shenzhou-10 spacecraft and the ground control center was cut off temporarily after the capsule entered the black-out area, according to Beijing Aerospace Control Center Wednesday morning.
Chinese, US Space Teachers Exchange Correspondence
After wrapping up her first lecture in space on Thursday, Chinese astronaut Wang Yaping replied to a letter from former U.S. astronaut Barbara Morgan.
China to Broadcast Live Lecture from Outer Space
Chinese students are to attend a special class taught from outer space by Wang Yaping, the second ever Chinese female astronaut, and the first teacher from space, on Thursday.
Shenzhou-10's Live Lecture from Space Scheduled
Astronauts on board the Shenzhou-10 spacecraft will teach students through a live video feed system while in orbit at about 10 a.m. on Thursday, announced a spokesperson for China's manned space program on Wednesday.
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CRI Livecast
[Playback] Second Phase of Landing of Shenzhou-10
China's Shenzhou-X spacecraft touched down successfully at around 8:07 a.m. CRIENGLISH.com broadcasts live the second phase of its landing.
[Playback] First Phase of Landing of Shenzhou-10
China's Shenzhou-X spacecraft touched down successfully at around 8:07 a.m. CRIENGLISH.com broadcasts live the first phase of its landing.
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Astronauts Come out of Re-entry Module

Shenzhou-10 Return Capsule Touches down Successfully

The Parachute of Shenzhou-X Opens

Procedure of Shenzhou-10 Spacecraft's Return to Earth

Return Capsule of Shenzhou-X in Orbit to Return

Return Capsule of Shenzhou-X Applies Brake

Astronauts aboard Shenzhou-X Ready to Get Back

Beijing Aerospace Control Center

Shenzhou-X to Land Soon

Astronauts aboard Tiangong-1 Ready for Talks with Xi
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Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center (NW China)
The Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center is mainly used to send satellites into lower and medium orbits with large orbital inclination angles. It is also used to test medium and long-range missiles.

Wenchang Satellite Launch Center (S China)
The Wenchang Satellite Launch Center will mainly be used for launching synchronous satellites, heavy satellites, space stations and deep space probe satellites.

Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center (N China)
The Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centeris ideal for launching solar-synchronous satellites. It has launched a variety of satellites, including weather, resource and communication satellites into geostationary and other orbits.

Xichang Satellite Launch Center (SW China)
The Xichang Satellite Launch Center has two launch pads and is designed mainly to launch powerful thrust rockets and geostationary satellites.
 
Shenzhou 9 - June 16, 2012,China's first time that astronauts enter Tiangong space laboratory
Shenzhou 8 - November 1, 2011,China's first-ever space docking
Shenzhou 7- September 25, 2008,China's first space walk
Shenzhou 6 - October 12, 2005, China's first multi-person and multi-day manned space mission
Shenzhou 5 - October 15, 2003, 14 Earth orbits carrying Yang Liwei
Shenzhou 4 - December 29, 2002 - Carrying a test dummy, performed several science experiments
Shenzhou 3 - March 25, 2002
Carrying a test dummy
Shenzhou 2 - January 9, 2001
Carrying live test animals
Shenzhou 1- November 19, 1999
Unmanned test flight
Background
v Timeline of China's Space Industry
v China's Manned Space Program
v China's Voyage to Space: from Shenzhou-1 to Tiangong-1
v China's Long March Rockets
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