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2008-09-27 09:00:23

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) - China's third manned spaceship Shenzhou-7 launched a small monitoring satellite about two hours after an astronaut accomplished the country's first spacewalk Saturday afternoon.

2008-09-26 12:00:11

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua "China Exclusive": "Space Mission a Boost for Civil Industries"] BEIJING, Sept.

2008-09-26 00:00:29

The head of a Virginia company has been charged with giving China launch information to help its space program.

2008-09-25 17:46:25

China launched a spaceship carrying three Chinese astronauts into orbit Thursday for a three-day mission that may include a spacewalk, official media reported.

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2008-09-25 12:25:00

China’s third manned space mission, the Shenzhou VII, launched on Thursday in a mission that hopes to include the nation’s first ever space walk.

2008-09-25 12:00:11

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "2nd Ld: China's Manned Spacecraft Shenzhou-7 Blasts off on Space Walk Mission"] JIUQUAN, Gansu, Sept.

2008-09-25 09:00:41

China starts loading fuel to Shenzhou 7 carrier rocket JIUQUAN, Gansu, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- China's Shenzhou-7 mission headquarters has decided to load fuel into a Long-March II-F carrier rocket, that will launch the capsule and three Chinese taikonauts (astronauts) into space on Thursday.

2008-09-25 06:00:11

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "NASA Wishes China Success on Launch of Shenzhou-7 Mission"] WASHINGTON, Sept.

2008-09-25 06:00:11

By Calum MacLeod BEIJING -- From a secretive desert town in China's northwest, the country will launch its third manned spaceflight today, which will feature the nation's first spacewalk.

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2008-09-24 09:30:00

A spokesman for China's space program said Wednesday that Russian technicians will help direct China's third manned mission and first-ever spacewalk this week, setting the stage for expanded cooperation between the sides.


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