Photo taken on Oct. 17, 2016 shows the screen at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center in Beijing, capital of China, showing astronauts Jing Haipeng (R) and Chen Dong saluting in China's manned Shenzhou-11 spacecraft. China on Monday successfully launched the manned spacecraft Shenzhou-11 that will dock with the space lab Tiangong-2. The spacecraft, with two male astronauts on board, was launched at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China's Gobi desert at 7:30 a.m. Beijing Time Monday atop a Long March-2F Y11 carrier rocket. (Xinhua/Ju Zhenhua)
JIUQUAN, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- China declared success in launching Shenzhou-11 manned spacecraft on Monday.