PhotosChinese astronauts in a capsule as China launches the Shenzhou-12 spacecraft

Chinese astronauts in a capsule as China launches the Shenzhou-12 spacecraft

Chinese astronauts Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming, and Tang Hongbo are seen inside the Shenzhou-12 spacecraft as China launches the spacecraft via the Long March-2F Y12 carrier rocket on its first manned mission to build the country’s space station from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center near Jiuquan, Gansu province, China, in this still image taken from a video.