Landing of Shenzhou 9 in China


The Shenzhou 9 spacecraft successfully touched down in the Inner Mongolia region of China today June 29th at 02:02 UTC. Touch down was quite rough with the space capsule toppling over itself and stopping on its side however this is normal and was planned and the crew are reporting to be fine.

Video also includes the separation of the re-entry module from the propulsion module and re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere.

The crew will egress after they have adapted to the gravity of Earth. Their mission a complete success as they became the first Chinese manned craft to automatically dock and enter the Tiangong-1 Spacelab. They also then performed the first manual docking.

Source: CCTV



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