According to the China Manned Space Engineering Office, at 23:08 on November 29, 2022, Beijing time, the Shenzhou 15 manned The Long March 2F Yao 15 carrier rocket of the spacecraft was ignited and launched at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center. About 10 minutes later, the Shenzhou 15 manned spacecraft was successfully separated from the rocket and entered the predetermined orbit. The crew of the astronauts was in good condition and the launch was successful. success.
After the spacecraft enters orbit, it will be combined with the space station according to the predetermined procedure The astronauts of Shenzhou 15 will carry out on-orbit rotation with the crew of Shenzhou 14. During the working and living period of the space station, the crew of astronauts will carry out multiple out-of-cabin activities to complete various tasks such as installation, commissioning, maintenance and repair of equipment inside and outside the cabin, assembly management, and space science and technology experiments (tests).
This is the 27th flight mission since the establishment of my country’s manned spaceflight project. The fourth manned mission after entering the space station stage. The success of this launch marks the successful completion of all 12 launch missions planned for the key technology verification and construction stages of the space station.
At present, the space station combination The body has entered the docking orbit. At 5:42 on November 30, 2022, Beijing time, it was successfully docked at the forward port of the Tianhe core module of the space station. The entire docking process lasted about 6.5 hours.
According to the mission plan, three astronauts will enter the space from the Shenzhou 15 manned spacecraft and core compartment. The crew of Shenzhou 14 has made preparations for the arrival of the crew of Shenzhou 15. This is also the first time that Chinese astronauts welcome a manned spacecraft at the space station.