The Chinese successfully launched a Long March 2F/G (CZ-2F/G) launch vehicle from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre, China at 0244 GMT on 5 June 2022. The vehicle was carrying Shenzhou 14, a crewed spaceflight to the Tiangong space station. Three astronauts (dubbed “Taikonauts” by the Western media) were aboard the spacecraft. They were Cai Xuzhe, Chen Dong and Liu Yang. Shenzhou 14 docked with the Tianhe nadir port of the Chinese Space Station at 0942 GMT on 5 June. Times from Jonathan McDowell.
China launches three more “Taikonauts” to its space station on Shenzhou 14
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