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.
Short animation of launch and docking of Shenzhou 13 as well as current configuration of Chinese orbital complex.
Footage of Shenzhou 13 spacecraft in different test facilities