Shenzhou XI: Peek inside the goods it carried | 2016-11-23 08:21

Shenzhou XI: Peek inside the goods it carried

A ceremony is held in Beijing to open the space capsule of Shenzhou XI manned mission on Nov 22, 2016, unveiling the items that were carried by the two Chinese astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong during their 33-day space trip. [Photo/VCG]

So what did China's space capsule Shenzhou XI carry during its return journey to the Earth? Well, the items included crop and herb seeds, biological samples used in the medical experiment conducted aboard the Tiangong-2 space laboratory, as well as experiment equipment designed by middle school students from Hong Kong. Souvenirs from different regions across the country were also part of the items.

China's Shenzhou XI space capsule returned to Earth safely in central Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on Nov 18, with the two astronauts completing China's longest-ever manned space mission.

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