Earth-based medical staff carried out checkups on two Chinese astronauts in the Tiangong-2 space lab.
The two astronauts onboard the Shenzhou-11 spacecraft entered the space lab Tiangong-2 Wednesday morning.
The new line of uniforms for Chinese astronauts is bringing a fresh wind of navy blue to the skies.
The duo are to face in-orbit challenges, such as the real state of weightlessness.
The two astronauts of the manned spacecraft entered the space lab Tiangong-2 at 6:32am on Wednesday Beijing Time.
The 2 astronauts enjoyed their first meal including 8 types of food about 4 hours after the spacecraft blasted off at 7:30am on Monday.
Nation awaits astronauts' arrival at the Tiangong II lab for a 30-day stay
For the first time Hong Kong has participated in the country’s space exploration mission.
This marks the first time that Chinese astronauts will stay in orbit for medium term, Xi said in his message.
The craft with two astronauts aboard is planned to dock with China's second experimental space lab Tiangong-2.