16 Jun '13, 4am
What China's astronauts eat while they are in space
China launched a spacecraft on Tuesday which has since carried out a successful docking. Three astronauts, including China's second woman in space, are spending 15 days in orbit in what is aimed to be the country's longest manned space mission, wire agency Reuters reported. The Chinese crew posted photos of their food on Weibo, which included bean paste rice dumplings as the launch coincided with Dragon Boat Festival. Their food packs also included dishes such as fried rice and roasted chicken drumstick. Click on the photo tab to see images of their food as well as space food astronauts from other countries eat.