The three-member crew, which includes China's first female astronaut, emerged grinning from their Shenzhou 9 space capsule.
Following a successful manned docking with a prototype space station, China's historic two-week orbital mission ended with a bumpy landing and three grinning astronauts.
China's first female astronaut and two other crew members completed a 13-day mission Friday to an orbiting prototype for a future Chinese space station.
Skywatchers on the ground have spotted the Chinese Shenzhou 9 spacecraft, which has docked with the Tiangong 1 module, as it hurtled through the night sky.
A trio of Chinese astronauts successfully manually docked their space capsule to a prototype orbiting module on Sunday.
The three Chinese crew from Shenzhou-9 docked and entered the spacelab live on television, making China only the third country, after the United States and Russia, to successfully perform such a maneuver.
Chinese astronauts have successfully docked with a prototype space station, paving the way for a moon mission after 2020.
Chinese astronauts successfully docked with a prototype space station, making China only the third nation, after the United States and Russia, to perform such a maneuver.
A trio of Chinese astronauts, including the country's first woman in space, successfully docked with an orbiting test module.
Liu Yang, a fighter pilot, is slated to become China's first female astronaut to travel into space on Saturday.