According to the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA), after the Shenzhou 12 manned spaceship successfully achieved autonomous rapid rendezvous and docking with Tianhe core module, the astronaut crew entered the orbital module from the return module. After completing the preparations according to the procedures, the doors of the node module and the core module were opened successively. At 18:48 on June 17, 2021, Beijing time, astronauts Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo successively entered Tianhe core module, marking the first time for Chinese to enter their own space station. In the future, the crew will carry out relevant work as planned.
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