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China will launch Shenzhou-14 manned spacecraft to orbital station on June 5

China will launch Shenzhou-14 manned spacecraft to orbital station on June 5

The launch of the Shenzhou-14 manned spacecraft to China’s orbital station will take place on Sunday. This was announced on Saturday at a press conference by the deputy head of China’s Manned Space Flight Program Directorate Lin Xiqiang.

“On June 5, at about 10:44 Beijing time (05:44 Moscow time), the Shenzhou-14 manned spacecraft will be launched,” he said, broadcast by China Central Television.


According to the deputy head of the department, the launch will be carried out from the Jiuquan Cosmodrome (Gansu Province) using the Long March-2F (CZ-2F, Changzheng-2F) launch vehicle. According to the plan, the crew will spend about six months in orbit and return to Earth in December this year.