Xi voices congratulations on spacecraft launch
Updated: 2013-06-11 18:21
Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday voiced congratulations on the successful launch of the Shenzhou-10 manned spacecraft from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.
Xi came among space scientists at the command center in Jiuquan, shook hands with those participating in the program and sent his warm greetings to them.
The spacecraft blasted off from the launch center at 5:38 p.m..