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ShenZhou 8

Crew:
    None
Launch:
    Date: 31 October 2011
    Time: 21:58:10 UTC
Landing:
    Date: 17 November 2011
    Time: 11:32:10 UTC
Duration: 16 days, 13 hours, 34 minutes
Orbits:

This was an unmanned spacecraft performing the first automated docking with the TianGong 1 space station. First docking took place on 2 November 2011. The craft undocked on 14 November 2011 and backed off a distance before redocking. Final undocking took place 16 November 2011.

 


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