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3 crew members of Shenzhou-13 mission:
Zhai Zhigang(commander), Wang Yaping, Ye Guangfu
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Expedition-2 to CSS:

1. Performing testing of experiment modules movements using the CSS robotic arm (from the front docking port to the port/starboard ones, using Tianzhou 2 as target) and ground remote control procedures of the arm.

2. Perform 2-3 EVAs to install additional robotic arm grapple fixtures and connectors with the future 2nd arm (to be flown with Wentian next year).

3. Continue validating health/living support/work operation systems on the CSS for 6 months long expeditions.

4. Perform various biomedical, micro-gravity experiments and education activities.

5. Perform final validation of systems integration of the CSS in terms of abilities, performances and system compatibility.

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A Long March 3B rocket launched a classified Shiyan-10 satellite at UTC+8 16:15 27 Sept 2021.
It is China's 36th launch of the year.

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A Long March 2D rocket launched the Chinese Hα Solar Explorer(CHASE) satellite on 14 Oct 2021.
It is China's 37th launch of the year.

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A Long March 2F rocket will launch the Shenzhou-13 crewed spacecraft with 3 Chinese astronauts to dock with Chinese Space Station(CSS) at 00:23:44 UTC+8 Oct 16 2021

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Expedition-2 to CSS:

1. Performing testing of experiment modules movements using the CSS robotic arm (from the front docking port to the port/starboard ones, using Tianzhou 2 as target) and ground remote control procedures of the arm.

2. Perform 2-3 EVAs to install additional robotic arm grapple fixtures and connectors with the future 2nd arm (to be flown with Wentian next year).

3. Continue validating health/living support/work operation systems on the CSS for 6 months long expeditions.

4. Perform various biomedical, micro-gravity experiments and education activities.

5. Perform final validation of systems integration of the CSS in terms of abilities, performances and system compatibility.

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Shenzhou-13 crew members meet the press
 

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Expedition-2 to CSS:

1. Performing testing of experiment modules movements using the CSS robotic arm (from the front docking port to the port/starboard ones, using Tianzhou 2 as target) and ground remote control procedures of the arm.

2. Perform 2-3 EVAs to install additional robotic arm grapple fixtures and connectors with the future 2nd arm (to be flown with Wentian next year).

3. Continue validating health/living support/work operation systems on the CSS for 6 months long expeditions.

4. Perform various biomedical, micro-gravity experiments and education activities.

5. Perform final validation of systems integration of the CSS in terms of abilities, performances and system compatibility.

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Regarding the CSS mission schedules in 2022, the following order has been officially confirmed today:

a. SZ-13, TZ-2 and TZ-3 will all have left the CSS after the 6 months expedition.
b. TZ-4 will launch 1st, followed by the SZ-14 crew overseeing the expansion phase.
c. The 2 experiment modules, WT and MT, will be launched while the SZ-14 crew is on board the CSS, with them performing fitting out/EVAs.
d. TZ-5 and then the SZ-15 crew will launch while SZ-14 is still on board for direct crew transfer into the CSS operations phase.

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A Long March 2D rocket launched the Chinese Hα Solar Explorer(CHASE) satellite on 14 Oct 2021.
It is China's 37th launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Long March 2F rocket will launch the Shenzhou-13 crewed spacecraft with 3 Chinese astronauts to dock with Chinese Space Station(CSS) at 00:23:44 UTC+8 Oct 16 2021

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A Long March 2F rocket launched the Shenzhou-13 crewed spacecraft with 3 Chinese astronauts to dock with Chinese Space Station(CSS) at 00:23:53 UTC+8 16 Oct 2021.
It is China's 38th launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will Fangzhou-2F satellties on 2X Oct 2021.
A Long March 2C rocket will launch Yaogan-32 Group 2 Earth observation satellites on 2X Oct 2021.
A Kuaizhou-1A rocket will launch Gaofen-2F satellite on 2X Oct 2021.
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A Long March 2F rocket launched the Shenzhou-13 crewed spacecraft with 3 Chinese astronauts to dock with Chinese Space Station(CSS) at 00:23:53 UTC+8 16 Oct 2021.
It is China's 38th launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will Fangzhou-2F satellties on 2X Oct 2021.
A Long March 2C rocket will launch Yaogan-32 Group 2 Earth observation satellites on 2X Oct 2021.
A Kuaizhou-1A rocket will launch Gaofen-2F satellite on 2X Oct 2021.
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A Long March 2F rocket launched the Shenzhou-13 crewed spacecraft with 3 Chinese astronauts to dock with Chinese Space Station(CSS) at 00:23:53 UTC+8 16 Oct 2021.
It is China's 38th launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will Fangzhou-2F satellties on 2X Oct 2021.
A Long March 2C rocket will launch Yaogan-32 Group 2 Earth observation satellites on 2X Oct 2021.
A Kuaizhou-1A rocket will launch Gaofen-2F satellite on 2X Oct 2021.
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launch schedule update:
A Kuaizhou-1A rocket will launch Gaofen-2F satellite at 6:18 UTC on 19 Oct 2021.
 

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A Long March 2F rocket launched the Shenzhou-13 crewed spacecraft with 3 Chinese astronauts to dock with Chinese Space Station(CSS) at 00:23:53 UTC+8 16 Oct 2021.
It is China's 38th launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will Fangzhou-2F satellties on 2X Oct 2021.
A Long March 2C rocket will launch Yaogan-32 Group 2 Earth observation satellites on 2X Oct 2021.
A Kuaizhou-1A rocket will launch Gaofen-2F satellite on 2X Oct 2021.
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A Long March 3B rocket launched a classified Shijian-21 satellite on 24 Oct 2021.
It is China's 39th launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Kuaizhou-1A rocket will launch Gaofen-2F satellite on 25 Oct 2021.(Delayed from Oct 19)
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A Long March 3B rocket launched a classified Shijian-21 satellite on 24 Oct 2021.
It is China's 39th launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Kuaizhou-1A rocket will launch Gaofen-2F satellite on 25 Oct 2021.(Delayed from Oct 19)
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A Kuaizhou-1A rocket launched the Gaofen-2F Earth observation satellite on 27 Oct 2021.
It is China's 40th launch of the year.


Coming up next:
A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will Fangzhou-2F satellties on 2X Oct 2021.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch XX satellite on 16 Nov 2021.
A Long March 7A rocket will launch the HOTS(High Orbit Test Satellite) on 23 Nov 2021.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch XX satellite on 14 Dec 2021.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch XX satellite on 31 Dec 2021.
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and their mission logos as always...
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A Kuaizhou-1A rocket launched the Gaofen-2F Earth observation satellite on 27 Oct 2021.
It is China's 40th launch of the year.


Coming up next:
A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will Fangzhou-2F satellties on 2X Oct 2021.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch XX satellite on 16 Nov 2021.
A Long March 7A rocket will launch the HOTS(High Orbit Test Satellite) on 23 Nov 2021.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch XX satellite on 14 Dec 2021.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch XX satellite on 31 Dec 2021.
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and their mission logos as always...
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Launch schedule update
Coming up next:
A Long March 2C rocket will launch Yaogan-32 Group 02 satellites at 7:43 UTC 3 Nov 2021.
 

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A Kuaizhou-1A rocket launched the Gaofen-2F Earth observation satellite on 27 Oct 2021.
It is China's 40th launch of the year.


Coming up next:
A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will Fangzhou-2F satellties on 2X Oct 2021.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch XX satellite on 16 Nov 2021.
A Long March 7A rocket will launch the HOTS(High Orbit Test Satellite) on 23 Nov 2021.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch XX satellite on 14 Dec 2021.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch XX satellite on 31 Dec 2021.
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and their mission logos as always...
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A Long March 2C rocket launched Yaogan-32 Group 02 satellites on 3 Nov 2021.
It is China's 41st launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Long March 4B will launch XX satellites on 5 Nov 2021.

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A Long March 2C rocket launched Yaogan-32 Group 02 satellites on 3 Nov 2021.
It is China's 41st launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Long March 4B will launch XX satellites on 5 Nov 2021.

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Intense space launches for Nov/Possible launch schedule update
A Long March 4B rocket will launch XX satellites on 5 Nov 2021.
A Long March XX rocket will launch Gaofen-11-03 satellite on 10 Nov 2021.
A Smart Dragon 1 rocket will launch XX satellites on 1X Nov 2021.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch XX satellites on 27 Nov 2021.
A Long March XX rocket will launch XX satellites on 2X Nov 2021.
A Long March 6 rocket will launch XX satellites on 2X Nov 2021.
A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will launch Fangzhou-2 satellite on 2X Nov 2021.
 

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Global launches so far this year. China and US with 42 and 35 respectively. Very wide gap with everyone else, Russia in third place has 18.
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A Long March 2C rocket launched Yaogan-32 Group 02 satellites on 3 Nov 2021.
It is China's 41st launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Long March 4B will launch XX satellites on 5 Nov 2021.

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A Long March 6 rocket launched SDGSAT satellites on 5 Nov 2021.
It is China's 42nd launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Long March 2D will launch XX satellites on 6 Nov 2021.
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Mission logo as always
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A Long March 6 rocket launched SDGSAT satellites on 5 Nov 2021.
It is China's 42nd launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Long March 2D will launch XX satellites on 6 Nov 2021.
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Mission logo as always
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A Long March 2D rocket launched Yaogan-35 A/B/C satellites on 6 Nov 2021.
It is China's 43rd launch this year.

Coming up next:
A Long March 3B rocket will launch XX satellites on 16 Nov 2021.
A Long March 7A rocket will launch the High Orbit Test Satellite on 23 Nov 2021.
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Mission logo as always
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A Long March 2D rocket launched Yaogan-35 A/B/C satellites on 6 Nov 2021.
It is China's 43rd launch this year.

Coming up next:
A Long March 3B rocket will launch XX satellites on 16 Nov 2021.
A Long March 7A rocket will launch the High Orbit Test Satellite on 23 Nov 2021.
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Launch schedule update for the rest of 2021
A Long March 3B rocket will launch XX satellites on 16 Nov 2021.
A Long March 7A rocket will launch the High Orbit Test Satellite on 23 Nov 2021.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch XX satellites on 24 Nov 2021.
A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will launch Fangzhou-2F satellites on 2X Nov 2021.
A Long March 2C rocket will launch XX satellites on 10 Dec 2021
A Long March 3B rocket will launch XX satellites on 14 Dec 2021.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch XX satellites on 29 Dec 2021.
Multiple Kauizhou-1A/11 launches to be determined.
 

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