16 October 2021
Shenzhou 13 spacecraft conducted a fast successful automated rendezvous and docking with the radial port of the space station core module Tianhe at 6:56 BJT on 16 October. The whole process took approximately 6.5 h. After a series of preparations, Zhai Zhigang opened the hatch of the Tianhe core module. At 9:58 BJT, Zhai Zhigang, Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu entered the core module one after the other.
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