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3 Chinese astronauts return to Earth after six-month mission
Hindustan Times | 04/12/2022 08:35 PM | Click to read full article
Three Chinese astronauts landed in a northern desert on Sunday after six months working to complete construction of the Tiangong station, a symbol of the country’s ambitious space program, state TV reported. A capsule carrying commander Chen Dong and astronauts Liu Yang and Cai Xuzhe touched down at a landing site in the Gobi Desert in northern China at approximately 8:10 p.m. (12:10 GMT), China Central Television reported.