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Systems working properly after first space docking


15:18, November 03, 2011

BEIJING, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) -- Equipment and systems have been working properly since the initial joining of the unmanned spacecraft Shenzhou-8 and the space lab module Tiangong-1 at 1:36 a.m. Thursday, China's manned space program spokeswoman Wu Ping said.

The coupled spacecraft has orbited earth nearly six times since the successful docking, Wu told a press conference here.

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