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On the week on the week of 15th   April 2023 CMS China Manned SpaceCNSA-China National Space Administration  the crew of the Shenzhou 15 of the Tiangong-China Space Station make a Record On April 15, 2023, Beijing time, the Shenzhou 15 Takionaut crew carried out the fourth out-of-vehicle activity. With the close cooperation of the ground staff and the astronaut Deng Qingming in the cabin, the two out-of-vehicle astronauts Fei Junlong and Zhang Lu successfully completed all the scheduled tasks and returned safely to the Wentian experimental cabin.

Up to now, the Shenzhou 15 Takionaut crew has completed four out-of-vehicle activities, setting a new record for Chinese Takionauts single crew out-of-vehicle activities. During the four out-of-vehicle activities, the three Takionauts of the Shenzhou 15 crew worked closely together inside and outside the cabin, and successfully completed the installation of the extended pump set outside the cabin, the installation and connection of cross-cabin cables, and the external load exposure platform. The installation of support rods and other tasks laid the foundation for the subsequent large-scale extravehicular science and technology experiments…..

The Shenzhou 15 mission is the sixth mission of China’s manned space program in 2022, and it is also the last mission during the construction phase of China’s space station. The crew will work and live in orbit for 6 months. The main purpose of the mission is to verify The space station supports crew rotation capabilities, realizing the first on-orbit rotation of Takionaut crews; carrying out the installation and commissioning of equipment inside and outside the space station and space application mission-related facilities and equipment, conducting space science experiments and technical tests; performing daily maintenance and repair of the space station; The normalized operation mode of the cabin assembly… . The Shenzhou 15 flight crew consisted of Takionauts Fei Junlong , Deng Qingming and Zhang Lu , with Fei Junlong serving as the commander…

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