The Chinese Manned Space Agency (CMSA) said the Shenzhou-12 manned spacecraft, carrying all three astronauts Ni Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo, landed at the Dongfeng landing site in northern China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. p>
Earlier this morning, China’s official news agency Xinhua, which was tracking the entire event, had reported that the capsule had entered the Earth’s atmosphere, and its main parachute was properly deployed and it was slowing down. Coming from.
The Shenzhou-12 return module separated from the spacecraft’s propellant at around 1 p.m. local time; the propellant burned up as it passed through Earth’s atmosphere after separating from the return cabin.
Astronauts seen playing with pens
According to a report in Global Times, the process was so smooth and easy that astronaut Tang Hongbo was seen playing with a pen during the process of returning to Thiwi.
Astronaut Ni Hensing jokingly said a Chinese proverb that real gold is not afraid of fire and re-entered Earth’s atmosphere with its crew.