Two crew members conduct first of the two spacewalks, working for seven hours outside of new Tiangong station in orbit around Earth.
The first astronauts have arrived at China’s new space station, blasting off on a Long March-2F rocket from the Jiuquan launch centre in northwest China’s Gobi desert.
China has prioritised space exploration in recent years, with the aim of becoming a major space power by 2030.
The mission marks the second "operational" space station team launched by NASA aboard a Crew Dragon capsule since human spaceflights resumed from American soil last year following a nine-year hiatus.
Resilience spacecraft arrives at space station for a six-month stay in Elon Musk company’s second astronaut mission. The crew is comprised of three Americans and Japan’s Soichi Noguchi.
US astronaut Christina Koch, who led the first all-female spacewalk in 2019, returned to Earth on Thursday after spending 328 days aboard the International Space Station.
US astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin were heading to the International Space Station when they had to make an emergency landing due to failure of the booster rockets.
Beijing plans to put people on the surface of the moon by 2022. To prepare for this goal, students from Beijing's University of Aeronautics are starting a year-long experiment inside a simulated space cabin.
Russian Soyuz capsule, carrying three astronauts will dock at the International Space Station to begin a four-month mission. It is currently the only vehicle capable of ferrying crew members to and from the station.
A capsule carrying International Space Station (ISS) crew astronauts Tim Peake, Timothy Kopra and Yuri Malenchenko safely lands in Kazakhstan after they spent 186 days in orbit.
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