See-off ceremony held for Chinese astronauts of Shenzhou-11 mission
Fan Changlong, vice chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), met with astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong at the apartment compound Wentiange, or "Ask-the-Sky Pavilion," of the launch center.
On behalf of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, the State Council, the CMC and General Secretary of CPC Central Committee Xi Jinping, Fan wished the mission success.
"I wish you success and look forward to your triumphant return," Fan said.
The astronauts expressed confidence and resolve for the mission.