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Tiangong-1/Shenzhou-9 space delegation leaves Macao

08-15-2012 17:25 BJT

MACAO, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Tiangong-1/Shenzhou-9 space delegation concluded its three-day visit to Macao and departed for Beijing on Wednesday. More than 300 citizens and students came to the airport to bid farewell to the astronauts.

Speaking to the media before departing, head of the delegation Niu Hongguang said the delegation was deeply impressed by Maocao's beautiful scenery and its people's friendliness.

After a short farewell ceremony at Macao International Airport, the delegation waved goodbye and embarked on the plane, wrapping up their visit in Macao.

During the three-day trip, three astronauts Jing Haipeng, Liu Wang, Liu Yang and other delegation members attended various activities, gave public lectures and communicated with primary and secondary students.

The delegation also attended a welcome variety show presented by local art organizations with some 3,000 people to share the joy of the successful space mission with them.



Editor:James |Source: Xinhua

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