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Four tasks of Shenzhou-10 spacecraft mission

(People's Daily Online)

15:32, June 09, 2013

Edited and translated by Ma Xi, People's Daily Online

First, the Shenzhou-10 spacecraft will provide shuttle transport services of crew and goods and materials between the ground and space for the on-orbit operations of Tiangong-1 space lab, and it will examine functionality and performance of shuttle transport system for the rendezvous and docking.

Second, the Shenzhou-10 spacecraft will further assess the space combination’s capability to support the astronauts’ life, work and health, and assess astronauts’ ability to carry out flight mission.

Third, the Shenzhou-10 spacecraft will conduct space science experiment; perform spacecraft’s in-orbit maintenance and key technical validation tests of space station. It will carry out outer space seminar activities for teenagers for the first time.
Fourth, the Shenzhou-10 will further evaluation the functionality, performances, and systems coordination of all systems.  

Read the Chinese version: 神舟十号 四大任务

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