BEIJING, June 23 (Xinhua) — Chinese language President Xi Jinping on Wednesday morning spoke with the three astronauts stationed within the nation’s area station core module Tianhe.
Xi, additionally basic secretary of the Communist Celebration of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Navy Fee (CMC), held the dialog from the Beijing Aerospace Management Heart, talking with Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo. The three astronauts had been despatched into area aboard the Shenzhou-12 spaceship on June 17.
Xi warmly greeted the astronauts on behalf of the CPC Central Committee, the State Council, the CMC, and other people of all ethnic teams within the nation.
“You’re the first astronauts stationed within the core module Tianhe and can keep in area for 3 months,” Xi stated through the video name. “All of us care about you very a lot.”
In response to Xi’s inquiries about their well being, dwelling situations and work, Nie, commander of the crew, stated they had been in good well being and their work was going effectively.
“That is my third area mission. I work and reside in Tianhe, and the situations are getting higher and higher. Now we have now a everlasting house working in orbit, and we’re pleased with our nice Celebration and motherland,” stated Nie.
Liu advised the president that this was his second area mission and that he felt it to be an important honor and duty.
“Later we are going to perform a sequence of technological verification experiments, together with two extravehicular actions (EVAs) and robotic arm operations. We are going to perform the operations fastidiously to make sure the success of all assessments,” stated Liu.
Tang, who’s on his first area mission, stated he had tailored to the weightless atmosphere.
“I eat, reside and work effectively, and I could make video calls with my household. Our house in area could be very cozy and comfy, and we have now full confidence in finishing the upcoming duties,” stated Tang.
Xi stated he was delighted to study that the astronauts had been in good situation and their work was progressing easily.
“The development of the area station is a milestone in China’s area business, which can make pioneering contributions to the peaceable use of area by humanity,” stated Xi.
“You’re the representatives of those that are striving and climbing in China’s area business within the new period. I hope you’ll work intently with one another and full the upcoming duties,” stated Xi.
He expressed his hope that the three astronauts would work and reside effectively in area. “We’re ready in your triumphant return in Beijing.”
Previous to the dialog, Xi watched each the operations of the in-orbit complicated together with the core module and Shenzhou-12, and the astronauts’ work in orbit by way of a big display screen within the middle’s command corridor.
The display screen confirmed Nie, Liu and Tang conducting in-orbit coaching with a robotic arm, and inspecting and setting the standing of the extravehicular spacesuit in preparation for EVAs.
China launched its area station core module Tianhe on April 29.
Vice Premier Han Zheng, additionally a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, participated in Wednesday’s occasion.