China's manned Shenzhou-11 spacecraft makes successful landing on Earth

Shenzhou-11 space mission, China's manned spacecraft has made successful landing on Earth after spending about a month in the orbit.

Last Updated: Nov 18, 2016, 13:33 PM IST
China's manned Shenzhou-11 spacecraft makes successful landing on Earth
China's manned Shenzhou-11 spacecraft makes successful landing on Earth (Representational image)

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Shenzhou-11 space mission, China's manned spacecraft has made successful landing on Earth after spending about a month in the orbit.

The Shenzhou-11, with two astronauts aboard landed in inner Mongolia on Friday.

The re-entry module, carrying astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong aboard, landed at around 2 p.m., as scheduled, Efe news reported.

The landing was broadcast live by Chinese state television CCTV.

The Shenzhou-11 had departed on October 17 and docked at the Tiangong-2 space laboratory two days later.

It remained in orbit for 30 days before separating from the space lab on Thursday to begin its journey back to Earth.

(With IANS inputs)