The China National Space Administration (CNSA) is the national space agency of the People's Republic of China. It is responsible for the national space program and for planning and development of space activities. CNSA and China Aerospace Corporation (CASC) assumed the authority over space development efforts previously held by the Ministry of Aerospace Industry. The CNSA has many launch sites around China with their orbital sites located in Jiuquan, Xichang, Taiyuan and Wenchang.
The Shenzhou 12 Descent Capsule will land in the desert near Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China, bringing Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming, and Tang Hongbo back to Earth after spending three months in orbit as part of the first mission to the Chinese Space Station.
The Shenzhou 13 Descent Capsule will land in the desert near Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China, bringing Zhai Zhigang, Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu back to Earth after spending six months in orbit as part of the second mission to the Chinese Space Station.