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Chinese President Hu Jintao Calls Space Lab

27 Jun 2012, 06:28 UTC
Chinese President Hu Jintao Calls Space Lab
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Source: Xinhua BEIJING, June 26 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Hu Jintao came to the Beijing Aerospace Control Center on Tuesday and spoke with astronauts currently implementing the space mission aboard the conjoint Shenzhou-9 spacecraft and Tiangong-1 orbiter. The President was accompanied by senior leaders Jia Qinglin, Li Changchun, Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang. Hu extended [...]

Chinese President Hu Jintao talks with three Chinese astronauts who are conducting scientific tests aboard the Tiangong-1 space lab module from the Beijing Aerospace Control Center ( Credits: Xinhua/Ma Zhancheng).
Source: Xinhua
BEIJING, June 26 (Xinhua) — Chinese President Hu Jintao came to the Beijing Aerospace Control Center on Tuesday and spoke with astronauts currently implementing the space mission aboard the conjoint Shenzhou-9 spacecraft and Tiangong-1 orbiter. The President was accompanied by senior leaders Jia Qinglin, Li Changchun, Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang.
Hu extended his sincere greetings to the three astronauts, Jing Haipeng, Liu Wang and Liu Yang, China’s first female astronaut. “You have spent nearly 10 days in space, we care about you. How are you feeling?” asked the president.
Mission commander Jing said they were in good condition and told the president, “Chinese astronauts have their own home in space now. ...

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