Shenzhou XIV astronauts Chen Dong (center), Liu Yang (right) and Cai Xuzhe salute after entering the Wentian module, the first lab module of China's space station. (XU BU/FOR CHINA DAILY)
China's Shenzhou XIV astronauts will conduct their first spacewalk on Thursday.
They will venture out through the airlock cabin of the Wentian space lab, which is a key component of the space station. Wentian, the country's largest-ever spacecraft, was launched and sent into space on July 24.
Here is what we know about Wentian.