The astronauts rode to Tianhe - the module that will be the living quarters of China's completed space station.
The New Zealand-US company has won a contract that may send two of its Photon spacecraft on a mission to Mars in 2024.
The plywood satellite will enter orbit later this year.
Their launch is planned for 2024 and it will take the two spacecraft 11 months to reach Mars' orbit.
The bidding closed seven minutes after the auction began.
The Amazon founder's rocket startup is targeting July 20 for its first suborbital sightseeing trip.
Each mission is expected to launch between 2028-2030 and costs around $500m.
It's revealed a never-seen-before phenomenon astronomers are not sure how to explain.
Newshub joined one group of astrophotographers at the country's premier dark sky reserve.