On October 17, 2016 at 07:30 Beijing time (on October 16 at 23:30 UTC) the "Shenzhou-11” (神舟十号) manned spacecraft was launched from Chinese Jiuquan Cosmodrome in Jiuquan, northwest China's Gansu Province. The space vehicle was orbited by the Chinese "Chang Zheng-2F” (Long March 2F 长征二号F运载火箭) rocket-carrier.
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The spacecraft is piloted by 2 cosmonauts: Commander, Jing Haipeng (景海鵬) left; Second crewmember, Chen Dong (陳冬). The “Shenzhou-11” space vehicle is to dock with China's "Tiangong-2” space station.