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China Launches First Female Astronaut To Space
2012-06-16 08:53:25

China embraced another milestone on Saturday morning as it launched its first female astronaut into space along with two male astronauts from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on the edge of the Gobi Desert.

China Launches Unmanned Spacecraft Successfully
2011-11-01 09:39:01

China launched an unmanned spacecraft on Tuesday morning, taking its space agency one step closer to having its own permanent manned space station.

2010-06-01 07:00:00

BEIJING, June 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Forbes.com recently reported on Hanvon's lead in the Chinese E-Reader market. The following in an excerpt from the story filed over Forbes.com on May 28, 2010 by Forbes Asia Magazine with the headline "E-Reading the Market." "...

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2009-06-12 20:40:24

Edwin Buzz Aldrin, one of the first men to walk on the moon, has agreed to open a special exhibition at the Hong Kong Space Museum. The museum and OMEGA will show a collection of space and moon landing memorabilia in Hong Kong for the first time in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the lunar landing, representatives from both organizations said Friday. Beyond Time will feature items such as spacesuits, instruments, flight plans, cameras, OMEGA Speedmaster watches and other exhibits, all...

2008-09-29 18:00:13

THREE Chinese astronauts emerged from their capsule yesterday upon a jubilant return to Earth after successfully completing the country's first-ever spacewalk mission.

2008-09-29 12:00:12

By Emma Graham-Harrison Three Chinese astronauts have returned to Earth after a 68-hour voyage and a space walk that the country's leaders hailed as a major technological achievement. Their Shenzhou VII ("Sacred vessel") spacecraft parachuted down to the steppes of northern Inner Mongolia at dusk.

2008-09-29 09:00:28

FLASH: CHINESE PRIMIER WEN JIABAO ARRIVES AT BEIJING AEROSPACE CONTROL CENTER TO WATCH THE LANDING OF SHENZHOU 7 SPACECRAFT (c) 2008 Xinhua News Agency - CEIS. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-29 00:00:15

By The Associated Press BEIJING (AP) - Chinese celebrated their nation's first spacewalk Saturday, gathering at outdoor TV screens to cheer live video of the milestone for a program that has ambitions of building a space station and challenging the U.S. and Russia in off-world exploration.

2008-09-27 12:00:18

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Spokesman Says Fire Alarm in Shenzhou-7 False, No Fire Breaks Out"] BEIJING, Sept.

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.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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