Jing Hai-peng in EVA training
Jing Hai-peng exiting the Shenzhou 9 capsule after landing
|Full name||JING Hai-peng
|Born||24 Oct 1966|
|Joined Astronaut Corps||1998|
|Time in space||15 days 11 hours 53 minutes|
|Number of EVA||0|
|Total EVA time||0|
|Shenzhou 6||2005||1st Backup crew (FE)||-|
|Shenzhou 7||2008||Prime crew||2d 20h 27m|
|Shenzhou 9||2012||Prime crew (Cdr)||12d 15h 26m|
- Born on 24 October 1966 in Yuncheng, Shanxi Province.
- Holds a Master degree.
- Joined the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) in 1985 and had accumulated 1,200 flight hours while serving as a fighter jet pilot.
- Joined the Chinese Human Space Flight Programme (Project 921) in 1998 among the 14 astronaut candidates.
- Assigned as the Flight Engineer in the backup crew of the Shenzhou 6 mission in 2005.
- Flew in space for the first time in 2008 as a part of the Shenzhou 7 crew. He remained in the spacecraft's crew module while the other two astronauts carried out the first extra-vehicular activity (EVA).
- Flew for the second time in 2012 as the Commander of the Shenzhou 9 crew. He and other two astronauts conducted the first manned rendezvous docking and the first manual docking with the Tiangong 1 space laboratory, and stayed onboard the space laboratory for 12 days.
Last updated: 9 August 2012