China’s Shenzhou-14 spacecraft launched

The launch of the Chinese manned spacecraft “Shenzhou-14” took place on Sunday, June 5, from the Jiuquan cosmodrome in Gansu province in northwest China, RIA Novosti reports.

The Long March-2F launch vehicle launched as scheduled at 10:44 local time (5:44 Moscow time).

The spacecraft will deliver a crew of three to China's Tiangong Orbital Station.

The crew included three cosmonauts: Chen Dong, Cai Xuzhe, and the first female cosmonaut of China, Liu Yang.

Earlier, the head of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, announced that the Russian authorities had already decided when the participation of the Russian side in ISS project.

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