22 June 2022
The Shenzhou 13 crew was awarded medals for their service to China's space endeavors on 21 June. Zhai Zhigang, the mission commander, and Wang Yaping, the 1st female on China's space station, were honored with 2nd-class aerospace achievement medals, while Ye Guangfu received a 3rd-class medal and the honorary title "heroic astronaut." The awards were given by the Communist Party of China Central Committee, the State Council and the Central Military Commission.
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