Shenzhou 9 Undocks from Tiangong 1 Ahead of Landing


Shenzhou 9 with the three Chinese astronauts onboard undocked from the Tiangong 1 Spacelab today, June 28th at 01:22 UTC. They had spend several weeks at the Spacelab which launched last year conducting experiments and testing systems.

Safely in their own spacecraft once again they are due to land tomorrow June 29th. The de-orbit burn is scheduled for 01:14 UTC for a landing at 02:01 UTC. Touch down will occur in the Inner Mongolia region of China which is to the North on the border of Russia, Weather at touchdown is forecast to be sunny.

Source: CCTV



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