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ShenZhou 6

Crew:
    Nie Hai-sheng [1], Commander
    Fei Ju-long [1], Commander

Backup:
    Liu Bu-ming
    Jing Hai-peng

Launch:
    Date: 12 October 2005
    Time: 01:00:04 UTC

Landing:
    Date: 16 October 2005
    Time: 20:32:54 UTC

Duration: 4 days, 19 hours, 32 minutes, 50 seconds

Orbits: 77

This was the second manned Chinese spaceflight. Two yuhangyuans were slated for up to 5 days in space. Unlike the first flight, this crew spent most of their time in the orbital module performing experiments. The orbital module contained sleeping bags, supplies, and a space toilet.

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