Let’s go out again after 4 years! Shenzhou 12 enters the preparation stage for launch
CCTV News:According to the China Manned Space Engineering Office, on June 9, 2021 Beijing time, Shenzhou 12 manned The combination of the spacecraft and the Long March-2 F-Yao-12 launch vehicle has been transferred to the launch area.
Headquarters CCTVReporter Liu Xiaoyu:here It is the manned spaceflight launch site of the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, with the Shenzhou 12 manned space behind me The mobile launch platform of the spacecraft and the Long March 2 F-Yao-12 launch vehicle combination has already left the final assembly test plant, and is moving steadily toward the launch tower along the 1.5-kilometer track under my feet. The spacecraft transferred this time is specially designed and manufactured for manned flight, so there is more on the top of the fairing A escape tower. This transfer also marks that the Shenzhou 12 ship-and-arrow assembly has completed the preliminary assembly and testing work, and has officially entered the launch preparation stage. This is also the first time it has set off for a manned flight mission after more than 4 years.
At present, the facilities and equipment at the launch site are in good condition, and various functional inspections and joint tests before launch will be carried out as planned.
Shenzhou 12 manned flight mission No. 0 command Deng Xiaojun: After transferring to the launch area, the main functions of the spacecraft and rockets and the matching test of the spacecraft and rockets will be carried out. Completed the Astronaut on-site confirmation and the entire system launch exercise participated by the astronauts.