China launched Shenzhou-9 on 16 June this year and taking three astronauts into orbit. The crew stayed in space for 13 days and carried out manual docking and a range of scientific experiments. This is a major breakthrough for the Chinese Manned Space Engineering. The successful docking of Shenzhou-9 and Tiangong-1 is a critical step towards the goal of building a space station. To celebrate the China’s first manned space docking mission delegation visits Hong Kong, Hong Kong Science Museum specially organises this exhibition, allowing the public to know and understand the achievements of China manned space technology and the importance of Shenzhou-9 mission.
This exhibition features numerous exhibits including the Shenzhou-9 re-entry module, spacesuit, bicycle ergometer, more than 100 amazing photos in relation to this mission and a 凡of Tiangong-1 specifically produced for this exhibition. All the exhibits demonstrate the elevating standards of China’s aerospace technology and shows how China has been contributing to men’s determined operation to explore the outerspace.
Photo Taken On: August 18th, 2012