3 Astronaut China Siap Tinggal 6 Bulan di Luar Angkasa

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3 Astronaut China Siap Tinggal 6 Bulan di Luar Angkasa

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Sabtu, 16 Okt 2021 06:19 WIB

China - China akan melakukan misi awak terpanjang yang pernah mereka lakukan. Pada (16/10) para astronaut ini akan meluncur dengan mengendarai pesawat Shenzhou-13.

JIUQUAN, CHINA - OCTOBER 14: A worker from China Manned Space Agency watches at the spokespersons press conference on October 14, 2021 at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, China. The crew of the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft will be carried by a Long March-2F rocket, set to launch to the space station China is building, from the Gobi Desert on October 16 and will stay for six months, the standard for all future missions. It is the second crewed launch this year. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Astronot Tiongkok dari China Manned Space Agency, kanan ke kiri, Wang Yaping, Zhai Zhigang, dan Ye Guangfu melambai pada konferensi pers di Pusat Peluncuran Satelit Jiuquan, Jiuquan, China, Kamis (14/10) waktu setempat.  

JIUQUAN, CHINA - OCTOBER 14: A worker from China Manned Space Agency watches at the spokespersons press conference on October 14, 2021 at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, China. The crew of the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft will be carried by a Long March-2F rocket, set to launch to the space station China is building, from the Gobi Desert on October 16 and will stay for six months, the standard for all future missions. It is the second crewed launch this year. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Dalam konferensi pers, Badan Antariksa Berawak China (CMSA) mengatakan ketiga astronot akan meluncur pada Sabtu (16/10/2021) pukul 12.23 siang dari pusat peluncuran di gurun Gobi China barat laut.  

JIUQUAN, CHINA - OCTOBER 14: A worker from China Manned Space Agency watches at the spokespersons press conference on October 14, 2021 at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, China. The crew of the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft will be carried by a Long March-2F rocket, set to launch to the space station China is building, from the Gobi Desert on October 16 and will stay for six months, the standard for all future missions. It is the second crewed launch this year. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Wakil direktur CMSA Lin Xiqiang, mengatakan misi tersebut akan mencakup dua hingga tiga perjalanan luar angkasa untuk memasang komponen yang diperlukan dalam pekerjaan konstruksi di masa depan.  

JIUQUAN, CHINA - OCTOBER 14: A worker from China Manned Space Agency watches at the spokespersons press conference on October 14, 2021 at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, China. The crew of the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft will be carried by a Long March-2F rocket, set to launch to the space station China is building, from the Gobi Desert on October 16 and will stay for six months, the standard for all future missions. It is the second crewed launch this year. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Tiga astronot tersebut termasuk komandan Zhai Zhigang (55) mantan pilot pesawat tempur Tentara Pembebasan Rakyat (PLA), yang pada 2008 melakukan perjalanan luar angkasa pertama oleh astronaut China.  

JIUQUAN, CHINA - OCTOBER 14: A worker from China Manned Space Agency watches at the spokespersons press conference on October 14, 2021 at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, China. The crew of the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft will be carried by a Long March-2F rocket, set to launch to the space station China is building, from the Gobi Desert on October 16 and will stay for six months, the standard for all future missions. It is the second crewed launch this year. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Zhai mengatakan tantangan utama bagi para astronot akan mencakup perjalanan ruang angkasa yang lebih kompleks daripada misi sebelumnya. Ini juga akan menghasilkan tekanan fisik dan mental ekstra untuk tinggal di luar angkasa untuk waktu yang lebih lama.  

JIUQUAN, CHINA - OCTOBER 14: A worker from China Manned Space Agency watches at the spokespersons press conference on October 14, 2021 at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, China. The crew of the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft will be carried by a Long March-2F rocket, set to launch to the space station China is building, from the Gobi Desert on October 16 and will stay for six months, the standard for all future missions. It is the second crewed launch this year. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Anggota kru lainnya, Wang Yaping (41), akan menjadi astronot wanita pertama yang mengunjungi stasiun luar angkasa negara itu. Dia sebelumnya menjadi wanita kedua China di luar angkasa pada 2013.  

JIUQUAN, CHINA - OCTOBER 14: A worker from China Manned Space Agency watches at the spokespersons press conference on October 14, 2021 at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, China. The crew of the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft will be carried by a Long March-2F rocket, set to launch to the space station China is building, from the Gobi Desert on October 16 and will stay for six months, the standard for all future missions. It is the second crewed launch this year. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
JIUQUAN, CHINA - OCTOBER 14: A worker from China Manned Space Agency watches at the spokespersons press conference on October 14, 2021 at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, China. The crew of the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft will be carried by a Long March-2F rocket, set to launch to the space station China is building, from the Gobi Desert on October 16 and will stay for six months, the standard for all future missions. It is the second crewed launch this year. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
JIUQUAN, CHINA - OCTOBER 14: A worker from China Manned Space Agency watches at the spokespersons press conference on October 14, 2021 at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, China. The crew of the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft will be carried by a Long March-2F rocket, set to launch to the space station China is building, from the Gobi Desert on October 16 and will stay for six months, the standard for all future missions. It is the second crewed launch this year. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
JIUQUAN, CHINA - OCTOBER 14: A worker from China Manned Space Agency watches at the spokespersons press conference on October 14, 2021 at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, China. The crew of the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft will be carried by a Long March-2F rocket, set to launch to the space station China is building, from the Gobi Desert on October 16 and will stay for six months, the standard for all future missions. It is the second crewed launch this year. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
JIUQUAN, CHINA - OCTOBER 14: A worker from China Manned Space Agency watches at the spokespersons press conference on October 14, 2021 at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, China. The crew of the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft will be carried by a Long March-2F rocket, set to launch to the space station China is building, from the Gobi Desert on October 16 and will stay for six months, the standard for all future missions. It is the second crewed launch this year. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
JIUQUAN, CHINA - OCTOBER 14: A worker from China Manned Space Agency watches at the spokespersons press conference on October 14, 2021 at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, China. The crew of the Shenzhou-13 spacecraft will be carried by a Long March-2F rocket, set to launch to the space station China is building, from the Gobi Desert on October 16 and will stay for six months, the standard for all future missions. It is the second crewed launch this year. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
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