BEIJING, 16 Oct — RIA Novosti, Ivan Bulatov. The crew manned spacecraft “Shenzhou-11” (“Holy hook-11”) announced the love for her job and the responsibility at the time of its execution.
The crew included Jing, Hypen and Chen Dong. Jing Hypen already twice made space travel: for the first time on 25 September 2008 the crew of the spaceship “Shenzhou-7”, the second time — June 16, 2012 to the crew of “Shenzhou-9”. He is the commander of the crew. For Chen Dong this will be the first flight.
“I very much love, enjoy your work… Very happy for the third time to be a member of the crew”, — said at a special press conference the crew commander Jing Hypen. The broadcast of the press conference led China Central television (CCTV).
According to him, each new selection as a candidate member of the crew goes “the first time”. Thus, answering the question of how he feels before every new flight into orbit, Jing, Jaipan noted that “each time on a shower is quieter”.
In turn, Chen Dong, whose upcoming flight to orbit will be the first noted support from family. “This is a very serious job, requires a lot of rigor (execution)”, he said. Chen Dong also stressed that the crew was comprehensive training before the flight.
The launch of “Shenzhou-11” will be held on 17 October at 07.30 local time (02.30 GMT) from the Baikonur Jiuquan in Gansu province. In total, the astronauts will stay in orbit for 33 days, of which 30 are inside the laboratory “Tiangong-2”. The crew will work in orbit for six days a week, eight hours a day. As noted earlier, the representative of the program of manned space flight of China on the Pin, the astronauts in orbit will carry out various experiments.
According to the plans of the Chinese scientists, “Shenzhou 11” it will take two astronauts into “Tiangong-2”, where they will stay 30 days, which will be a record in the history of Chinese Astronautics. According to plans, two days after the launch of “Shenzhou 11” at an altitude of 393 kilometers will dock with the manned space laboratory “Tiangong-2”.