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Monitoring ready to manual docking with Tiangong-1 lab module

06-21-2012 15:33 BJT Special Report:Shenzhou 9 's Docking Mission with Tiangong 1 |

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An ocean-going fleet tasked with taking measurements of the Shenzhou-9 spacecraft has finished preparations for the coming manual docking with the Tiangong-1 lab module.

During the earlier automatic docking, the fleet observed and controlled the unfolding of the craft’s solar panels and the spacecraft’s change in orbit. It has now moved on to prepare for its next mission. They will be monitoring the craft for 13 days.

After the mission ends they will remain on the sea to carry out other satellite monitoring missions.

 

 

Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: CNTV.CN

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