05 November 2021
The 3 Shenzhou 13 taikonauts, currently working and living in the Tianhe core module of the China Space Station, will carry out their first extravehicular activity in the coming days, China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) announced on 05 November. During the first days of their mission, the crew was busy transferring packages, testing new spacesuit, physical checks and some experiments. In addition, the astronauts conducted drills including emergency exit in orbit, robotic arm operation and medical rescue. Wang Yaping is expected to be the first female taikonaut to do a space walk.
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