Shenzhou 9 blasts off on a two week mission to Tiangong 1!
Ahead of China´s first crewed mission to their Tiangong 1 station, and their first female astronaut, Mayor Kiu Yang, which is scheduled for launch tomorrow, we can view a clip of the crew and an infographic detailing the mission:
With the anticipated launch of the next taikonauts (Including one lady taikonaut) to Tiangong - the Chinese Space Station.
“This summer, Tiangong-1 may see its first residents. Earlier this year China announced that the first manned mission to the space station, Shenzhou-9, may launch with three Taikonauts (the Chinese version of Astronaut/Cosmonaut) for a short stay as early as June 13to 22, with analysts speculating that a launch could occur on June 14.” - Blogs.canada.com
The infographic below examines how the space station will function: