Resident Crews of the Chinese Space Station Tiangong

Tiangong: Expedition 7

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Crew, launch- and landing data

No. Nation Surname Given names Position Spacecraft
(launch)
Launch
date
Launch
time
Spacecraft
(landing)
Landing
date
Landing
time
Mission
duration
Orbits
1 China  Ye  Guangfu  Commander  Shenzhou-18  25.04.2024  12:59:00.479 UTC  (Shenzhou-18)     UTC

 
2 China  Li  Cong  Astronaut  Shenzhou-18  25.04.2024  12:59:00.479 UTC  (Shenzhou-18)     UTC

 
3 China  Li  Guangsu  Astronaut  Shenzhou-18  25.04.2024  12:59:00.479 UTC  (Shenzhou-18)     UTC

 
4 China      Astronaut  (Shenzhou-19)    UTC  (Shenzhou-19)    UTC    
5 China      Astronaut  (Shenzhou-19)    UTC  (Shenzhou-19)    UTC    
6 China      Astronaut  (Shenzhou-19)    UTC  (Shenzhou-19)    UTC    

Backup Crew

No. Nation Surname Given names Position
1 China      Commander
2 China      Astronaut
3 China      Astronaut
4 China      Astronaut
5 China      Astronaut
6 China      Astronaut

Expedition Report

Expedition 7 began with undocking of Shenzhou-17 on April 30, 2024 at 00:43 UTC.

On May 28, 2024 Ye Guangfu and Li Guangsu performed the first spacewalk (8h 23m). Main tasks were the Installation of micrometeorite shields and inspecting equipment outside the spacecraft with precise coordination.

Shenzhou-18 astronauts Ye Guangfu and Li Cong completed the second spacewalk on July 03, 2024 at 14:58 UTC on July 03, 2024. More debris shields on Wentian were installed and checked solar arrays. The spacewalk lasted for ~6.5 hours.

EVA data

  Name Start End Duration Mission Airlock Suit
EVA Ye Guangfu 28.05.2024, 02:35 UTC 28.05.2024, 10:58 UTC 8h 23m Shenzhou-18 Wentian Feitian-2 a (red)
EVA Li Guangsu 28.05.2024, 02:35 UTC 28.05.2024, 10:58 UTC 8h 23m Shenzhou-18 Wentian Feitian-2 b (blue)
 
EVA Ye Guangfu 03.07.2024, 08:19 UTC 03.07.2024, 14:58 UTC 6h 39m Shenzhou-18 Wentian Feitian-2 a (red)
EVA Li Cong 03.07.2024, 08:19 UTC 03.07.2024, 14:58 UTC 6h 39m Shenzhou-18 Wentian Feitian-2 b (blue)
 

Photos

crew in training crew in training
crew in training crew in training
crew in training EVA Li Guangsu on May 28, 2024
EVA Ye Guangfu and Li Cong on July 03, 2024

onboard photos

   

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Last update on July 06, 2024.

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