Currently 2023 CNSA- China National Space Administration Recently, at the No. 211 Factory of the First Academy of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, the “Long March 2F” Yao-19 carrier rocket has entered the final assembly state, and the development and production of this rocket has entered the final stage.
It is expected that in April 2024, the “Shenzhou 18″ spacecraft will be launched by the ” ChangZheng-Long March 2F ” Yao 18 rocket. Before that, the backup ship “Shenzhou 19″ spacecraft and the ” ChangZheng-Long March 2F ” Yao 19 rocket The rocket will arrive at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center several months before launch. At present, the launch site process of “one for one and one for one” for the ” ChangZheng-Long March 2F ” rocket has been compressed to 35 days, and will be further compressed to 30 days.
” ChangZheng-Long March 2F ” is a medium-sized two-stage semi-normal temperature liquid launch vehicle developed by the First Academy of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. It consists of a core first stage, a core second stage, and four boosters bundled around the core first stage. The main power of the arrow is dinitrogen tetroxide/uniform dimethylhydrazine propellant. The rocket currently in use is the ” ChangZheng-Long March 2F ” improved version (CZ-2F/G), with a total length of about 58.34 meters, a core diameter of 3.35 meters, a booster diameter of 2.25 meters, a take-off mass of about 497 tons, and a perigee of 200 Kilometers, an apogee of 350 kilometers, and a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) with an inclination of 42 degrees has a carrying capacity of not less than 8.8 tons.
As of the “Shenzhou 17″ launch mission, the “ChangZheng-Long March 2F ” rocket has carried out 21 launch missions, including 17 “Shenzhou” spacecraft launches, 2 “Tiangong” series space laboratory launches, and 2 reusable test spaceflight missions. The launcher has a 100% success rate. Currently, the ” ChangZheng-Long March 2F ” is currently China, People’s Republic of China only manned rocket currently in service, and it is also one of the world’s 3-type manned rockets currently in service that has performed manned launches…..
It is on the morning of October 26, 2023, the “Shenzhou 17” manned spacecraft carrying three Takionauts will be launched from the 921 station of the Jiuquan Satellite launch Center, Inner Mongolia, China, People’s Republic of China by the “Long March 2F” Yao 17 carrier rocket to joining up with the Crew of the Shenzhou 16 Takionaut Crew onboard the Tiangong –China Space Station, On the 25th October 2023 CNSA- China National Space Administration According to the China Manned Space Engineering Office, the Takionaut Shenzhou 17 Crew is aiming to be launched at 11:14 on October 26th 2023.
The crew for the Shenzhou 17 manned mission will consist of three Takionauts: Tang Hongbo, Tang Shengjie, and Jiang Xinlin, with Tang Hongbo serving as the commander. The crew includes 1 second-batch astronaut and 2 third-batch Takionauts. It is the youngest average age of the Takionaut crew since the launch of the space station construction mission…..
On October 29, the Takionaut crews of Shenzhou 16 and Shenzhou 17 held a handover ceremony, and the two crews handed over the keys to the Chinese space station- Tiangong-China Space Station .
So far, the Shenzhou 16 Takionaut crew has completed all scheduled tasks onboard for five months and will return to the Dongfeng Landing Site on the Shenzhou 16 manned spacecraft on October 31st 2023. Currently, the landing site and various participating systems are making preparations to welcome the Takionauts home.
1. Mission purpose
1. Complete the on-orbit rotation with the Shenzhou 16 crew and stay for about 6 months;
2. Carry out on-orbit actual (test) experiments of space science and applied loads;
3. Carry out astronaut extravehicular activities and payload extravehicles, carry out extravehicular payload installation and space station maintenance and repairs, etc.;
4. Continuously evaluate the functional performance of the space station assembly and obtain valuable data and experience in the operation of the space station;
5. Assess the coordination and matching of the ground support center in executing space station operation and management tasks, and further improve the space station’s operation efficiency and fault handling capabilities.
2. Flight strategy
1. After the Shenzhou 17 manned spacecraft enters orbit, it will adopt the autonomous rapid rendezvous and docking mode and dock with the forward port of the Tianhe core module in about 6.5 hours, forming a three-cabin and three-ship combination.
2. During its stay in orbit, Shenzhou 17 will receive visits from the Tianzhou 7 cargo spacecraft and the Shenzhou 18 manned spacecraft;
3. Return to Dongfeng Landing Field around April 2024.
At 11:14 on October 26, 2023, Beijing time, my country successfully launched the Shenzhou 17 manned spacecraft from the 921 launch pad of the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center using the Long March 2F Yao-17 carrier rocket, carrying Takionauts Tang Hongbo, Tang Shengjie, and Jiang Xinlin. The three people were sent into the predetermined orbit and are expected to dock with the Chinese Space Station in 6.5 hours. This launch is the world’s 173rd space launch in 2023, China’s 49th, the fourth this month, and the second for the Long March 2F carrier rocket. Sent the Shenzhou 17 manned spacecraft, which was occupied by the three Takionauts Tang Hongbo, Tang Shengjie and Jiang Xinlin, into the predetermined orbit. The launch mission was a complete success. .
successfully docked with the Tianhe core module] After entering orbit, the Shenzhou 17 manned spacecraft successfully docked with the forward port of the Tianhe core module of the space station at 17:46 on October 26, 2023, Beijing time. , the entire docking process lasted about 6.5 hours. According to the mission plan, the three astronauts will then enter the Tianhe core module of the space station from the Shenzhou 17 manned spacecraft. The astronaut crew of Shenzhou 16 has made preparations to welcome the Takionaut crew of Shenzhou 17.
Just Opening this week of October 12th 2023 is One of many China, People’s Republic of China News Aerospace Museums is the Oriental Spaceport Science Popularization Museum is located in No. 12, Kepu South Road, Fengcheng Street, Haiyang City, Yantai City, Shandong Province Haiyang a coastal city in Shandong province in eastern China, located on the Yellow Sea coast of the Shandong Peninsula. It is a county-level city under the administration of the prefecture-level city of Yantai.
Carrying forward the past and opening up the future, China Aerospace Oriental Spaceport Command Center: Oriental Spaceport Science Popularization Museum is located at the Oriental Spaceport Sea Launch Technology Service Port, integrating “launch viewing ceremony, aerospace science popularization, and research experience”.
The main venue covers an area of about 20,000 square meters, covering six exhibition areas, more than 60 high-tech exhibition items, the most cutting-edge aerospace display equipment and multiple sets of original aerospace research courses.
The Oriental Spaceport Command Center has a variety of interactive experience forms such as installation art, multimedia interaction, immersive amusement and maker-style teaching. In addition to traditional aerospace science content, it also has experiences with Haiyang characteristics and sea launch characteristics. projects and popular science courses. The base has also created an IP image that is rich in the characteristics of Oriental Spaceport and Haiyang, allowing tourists to be immersed in the scene and learn something while traveling.
The Oriental Spaceport Science Popularization Museum is located at the Oriental Spaceport Sea Launch Technology Service Port, integrating “launch viewing ceremony, aerospace science popularization, and research experience”. The main venue covers an area of about 20,000 square meters, with a total of 7 floors, covering six major exhibition areas, more than 60 high-tech exhibition items, the most cutting-edge aerospace display equipment and multiple sets of original aerospace research courses.
The Oriental Spaceport Command Center has a variety of interactive experience forms such as installation art, multimedia interaction, immersive amusement and maker-style teaching. In addition to traditional aerospace science content, it also has experiences with Haiyang characteristics and sea launch characteristics Projects and popular science courses. The base has also created an IP image that is rich in the characteristics of Oriental Spaceport and Haiyang, allowing tourists to be immersed in the scene and learn something while traveling.
Located in the Heart of Hong Kong central of Victoria Harbour in which locate looking at the iconic Megatroplis HongKong Island city landscape from the opposite is the Hong Kong Space Museum 香港太空館 in which located at 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR, China –People’s Republic of China.. in which is one of the most international iconic buildings architecturally due to its hemispheric round dome in which is iconic known as one of Hong Kong’s local most cherish bread pastries the Pineapple Bun.. in which the Hong Kong Space Museum is Sharing an Museum event session Participating in the “Youth Takionaut Experience Camp” is a rare learning experience. Students can not only learn about space science and aerospace technology, but also experience the hard training of astronauts and meet and communicate with national astronauts. In order to let the public know more about astronaut training, the Hong Kong Space Museum is now arranging a sharing session.
The 30 local secondary school students who were selected to participate in the Young Takionaut- Astronaut Experience Camp had completed training in Beijing and Qinghai Lenghu earlier. Today they shared their experiences and were awarded certificates at the Hong Kong Space Museum. Some students said that they benefited a lot.
The experience camp was held from the 29th of last month to the 5th of this month. The eight-day itinerary first visited key national scientific research and astronomical facilities in Beijing, including the headquarters of the National Astronomical Observatory, Miyun Observatory and Xinglong Observatory, to learn about the country’s development in optical and radio astronomical observation.
Students also participated in popular science lectures hosted by aerospace experts, experienced rocket launches and space station scenes through virtual reality devices, and met and exchanged views with Yang Liwei, China’s first Takionaut- astronaut.
For the first time, the experience camp was arranged to go to the Lenghu Mars Camp in Qinghai. Trainee Chen Zhinan said that it is unforgettable to see the Milky Way with the naked eye in the local area, and she is deeply impressed by the Mars-like landform around the base. Another student, He Yujie, said that he has benefited a lot from the training, the biggest gain is becoming bold and daring to speak on stage.
Students will visit key national scientific research and science popularization facilities, learn about the rapid development of the lunar exploration project and the remarkable achievements of exploring Mars, and communicate with aerospace experts, which will help students understand the country’s technological development and cultivate Hong Kong’s scientific research talents.
Chief Secretary for Administration Chen Guoji said at the departure ceremony that the SAR government fully cooperates with the national strategy of rejuvenating the country through science and education, lays a solid foundation for young people in innovation and technology knowledge, provides multiple internship and training opportunities, and enables the new generation who are determined to develop in the field of innovation and technology to develop their potential , to give full play to their strengths and make contributions to the country and Hong Kong. He encouraged the young astronauts to seize the rare training opportunities and follow the example of national aerospace heroes to study hard and broaden their horizons.
The experience camp is jointly organized by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and planned by the Space Museum. It is the first resumption after the outbreak of the new crown epidemic in 2019. 30 local Secondary 2 to 6th students passed the quiz, pre-camp training and interviews. Out of more than 160 applicants from about 100 secondary schools, he was selected as a young astronaut.
The Young Astronaut Experience Camp is organized by the Hong Kong Space Museum. Since 2009, 30 middle school students have been selected to go to the Mainland for training in the summer vacation every year. This year’s experience camp is the first time since the 2019 COVID-19 epidemic.
The nomination for Young Takionaut Astronaut Training Camp 2023 is now open for local secondary schools from May 1 until May 31. Selected participants will experience astronaut training on the Mainland free of charge this summer to learn about space science, astronomy and China’s aerospace achievements. The Camp duration is from July 30th 2023 to the 6th August 2023 ..
Candidates should be nominated by their respective schools. Each secondary school can nominate no more than two students. There will be three rounds of selection – a quiz, a pre-tour training camp and an interview. Thirty candidates with the best performance will be selected to participate in astronaut training activities including the donning and doffing of spacesuits, a “space kitchen”, psychological training and blood-redistribution adaptability training. For students who are interested, try to seek nomination from school. It is your chance to experience astronaut training.
The training camp is jointly presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce in association with the Beijing-Hong Kong Academic Exchange Centre. The training camp is implemented by the Hong Kong Space Museum and sponsored by the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce.
In order to cultivate the interest of the young generation in Hong Kong in astronomy and space science, and deepen their understanding of the development and achievements of China’s aerospace technology, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce have jointly organized the “Youth Astronaut Experience Camp” since 2009. Select 30 middle school students to participate in astronaut experience courses in Beijing and Jiuquan during the summer vacation. The event is coordinated by the Hong Kong Space Museum, and the co-organizer is the Beijing-Hong Kong Academic Exchange Center.
Improve students’ interest in learning astronomy and aerospace technology;
Let Hong Kong student’s in-depth study and experience the training process of Chinese astronauts;
Let students know about China’s achievements in space science and technology.
Experience the training of Takionauts first-hand;
Meet and communicate with Chinese Takionauts;
Visit major aerospace institutions, such as Beijing Aerospace City, Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center and other important aerospace facilities;
Learn space science and aerospace technology knowledge.
On the 30th May 2023 clear 0931 Hours Morning Hong Kong SAR- Beijing time , the Belt and Road InitiativeCNSA –China National Space Administration from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center – Inner Mongolia –China – People’s Republic of China deployment of the Chang Zheng – The Chang Zheng – Long March 2F Yao 16 –Shenzhou 16 carrier rocket.. On which Takionauts Jing Haipeng, Zhu Yangzhu, and Gui Haichao took to the predetermined orbit. The first manned flight mission in the application and development stage was a complete success. The three astronauts will stay in the space station and “join up” with the crew of Shenzhou 15 to carry out on-orbit handover “face-to-face” meeting in which brings the total crew of six with a handover ceremony from Shenzhou 15 towards 16..
Takionaut Jing Haipeng has carried out four manned missions including “Shenzhen 7”, “Shenzhen 9”, “Shenzhen 11” and “Shenzhen 16”. long Takionaut. The “Shenzhen VII” spacecraft ignited and took off at 21:10 on September 25, 2008, and landed at 17:37 on September 28. The flight time of the astronauts Zhai Zhigang, Liu Boming and Jing Haipeng was 2 days, 20 hours and 27 minutes. From 18:37 on June 16, 2012 to 10:05 on June 29, astronauts Jing Haipeng, Liu Wang, and Liu Yang carried out the “Shenzhen Nine” mission in 12 days, 15 hours and 28 minutes. From 07:30, October 17, 2016 to 13:59, November 18, 2016, Takionauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong partnered to carry out the “God 11” mission, with a flight time of 32 days, 6 hours and 29 minutes. Before the “God 16” mission, the total flight time of Jing Haipeng’s first three missions was 47 days, 18 hours and 24 minutes.
As of 16:07 on July 16, 2023, Jing Haipeng’s total flight time will reach 95 days and 1 hour, surpassing Liu Boming and ranking 11th among Chinese Takionauts. Liu Boming has carried out two missions including “Shenzhen 7” and “Shenzhen 12”. The total flight time was 95 days and 35 minutes.
During the period when the “Shenzhen XVI” crew was in orbit, large-scale space science experiments were carried out on a rolling basis, and the work of space application systems such as the out-of-cabin installation of the space radiation biology exposure experiment device in the “Mengtian” experimental cabin has been completed as planned. At the same time, the “Shenzhen XVI” crew is preparing for the first out of the cabin, which will be the first out of the third batch of astronauts, who will perform it? What extravehicular work will be done?