31 October 2022
Space tracking ship Yuanwang 5 departed from a port on 31 October for spacecraft monitoring missions. This is the 3rd ocean voyage of the ship in 2022, during which it has spent more than 110 days at sea. Yuanwang 5 mainly undertakes maritime tracking, monitoring and communication tasks concerning rockets, high, medium and low-orbit satellites, spaceships and the Chinese space station. Before the voyage, crew members improved equipment maintenance and inspections to ensure the success of future missions, said vice-captain Liu Mingyue.
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