China Launches First Manned Space Flight In Five Years

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China Launches First Manned Space Flight In Five Years

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On June 17th, China successfully launched its Shenzhou-12, its first manned space mission since 2016.

Shenzhou-12, meaning “Divine Vessel”, lifted off at about 01:22 GMT from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, according to the live video broadcast on state television, CCTV.

The spacecraft docked with the country’s space station Thursday afternoon, China’s space agency said, around seven hours after blasting off.

The Shenzhou-12 craft “successfully docked with the forward port of the core module” of the Tiangong station, according to a statement from the China Manned Space Agency.

The launch was carried with a Long March-2F carrier rocket.

Three astronauts were on board – Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo.

In the CCTV live video, two of the three astronauts made an “OK” hand gesture as Shenzhou crossed the Earth’s atmosphere and following the critical separation of the four boosters.

“The flight was perfectly smooth,” Chen Shanguang, deputy director of China’s manned space programme, was quoted by news reports as saying.

“This is the first step. There are many challenges ahead.”

After entering orbit, the spaceship will conduct a fast automated “rendezvous and docking with the in-orbit space station core module Tianhe”, according to CCTV.

This further accelerates China’s ambitions in space. State-owned Global Times publication quoted Gao Xu, deputy director designer of the Shenzhou-12, as saying that the development of the manned spacecraft followed “the highest standards in the country’s space industry.”

In the Global Times interview, Gao referred to the spacecraft as a “vessel of life”, as it will not only ferry the three astronauts to the orbiting Tianhe core module, but is also expected to carry them home to Earth in approximately 90 days.

China began the construction of its space station in April 2021, and it launched Tianhe – the first of its three modules, and the largest.

In May, China became the second country to put a rover on Mars, two years after landing the first spacecraft on the far side of the moon.

Chinese astronauts have had a comparatively low international profile.

U.S. legislation bars NASA from any cooperation with China, and Chinese astronauts have not been to the more than two-decade-old International Space Station (ISS), which has been visited by more than 240 men and women of various nationalities.

But the tables may soon turn.

The ISS may be decommissioned in 2024 if the project does not receive new funding, and China could end up being the operator of the only space station in Earth’s orbit.

“After the completion of the Chinese space station, in the near future, we will see both Chinese and foreign astronauts jointly participate in the flight of the Chinese space station,” said Ji Qiming, assistant director at the China Manned Space Agency, told reporters in Jiuquan.

China’s space launches drew intense international attention last month after remnants of the rocket that carried the Tianhe module into space fell back to Earth with no official forecast of their expected landing location until literally the final minutes.

“We’re willing to carry out more extensive international exchanges and cooperation with other countries on the issue of debris from spacecraft and in space,” Ji said.

China’s last crewed flight mission was in 2016 when two men – Chen Dong and Jing Haipeng – were sent via the Shenzhou-11 spacecraft to Tiangong-2, a prototype of the space station where they later stayed for about a month.


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A Clown like you

They have the money, the manpower, real friends, good leaders, not run by another country. China going to grow and grow. Unlike the US who backstabs others, printing money and making others buy their bonds, bully others, jerk themselves, don’t stop the bleeding, wouldn’t stop giving to leeches…etc.

What China is doing is showing what they can do by themselves, unlike some who like to steal.

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✡︎ Millennial Holocaust Survivor ✡︎

Shenzhou-12? More like Shenjew 12. Our vessel will carry the zionist ambitions into space, with the chinese doing our dirty work. Soon there will be glorious jewish settlements on Phobos, and our ziocorporate puppet PUTIN will provide cover for the sino-jewish invaders massacring the local population, as usual.

Arch Bungle

The Jews have never been able to launch anything into space.

It’s not a jew thing.

So no, this is a 100% jew free activity in China.

✡︎ Millennial Holocaust Survivor ✡︎

We dont have to launch anything. You do it for us. No such thing as a jew free activity. One exception was Hitler, he was totally not funded by our banks and industrial oligarchs. So I’m sorry, the chinese don’t look like austrian painters to me, so jewish presence is 100% certain.

Arch Bungle

If you’re aiming for a career in creative fiction I’d say don’t quit your day job.

(if you have one at all)

In any case – I’m off to celebrate the docking, you can stew in your kosher bullshit with the rest of your fake Hebrew friends.


The decline of israel will be paralell to the decline of the west, which existance is based on rubbery and piracy.

✡︎ Millennial Holocaust Survivor ✡︎

Keep denying it like the good goy you are. Just like Putin who will cover our colonialism in Phobos because he considers it a “russian speaking planet”

Arch Bungle

Keep denying it like the good hasbarat you are.

Hey, if you jews are going off to Phobos, that’s awesome news for humanity.

By all means, fuck off to Phobos, along with all the khazars in Palestine.

The Han will be all too happy to sponsor your one way ticket!

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✡︎ Millennial Holocaust Survivor ✡︎

I dont think you understand. We will join forces with the galactic federation, our greatest ally. Eventually we will seize earth with fire and fury, all thanks to the Han for bringing us to space and Putin covering the operation… LOL

Raptar Driver

Yes you are an A hole.
But you are right.
China and Russia are both owned by Zionists.

Arch Bungle

>China and Russia are both owned by Zionists.

You guys don’t do “evidence” and “logic”, do you?


Now that the “partners” met in Geneva primarily to “buy” Russia’s acquiescence and support as the West moves to isolate China the things will soon change. Having in mind the recent history of Russian treachery there is no doubt that Russia will be more than willing to help. There is absolutely nothing that the Russian “elites” crave more than being able to “mingle” with the western “counterparts”. However, in the end, they will be disappointed because there is a thousands of years old culture and philosophy behind the Chinese ascent.


mashallah china, keep advancing in space tech, work with russia, iran, other allies

Raptar Driver

It seems the Chinese are up for pretending as well as Americans.
Give it up, we have that cornered.

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