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Next Chinese Manned Mission May Launch Next Summer
2012-11-11 09:21:49

China's next manned space mission will involve a three-person crew and is currently scheduled to take place as early as next summer.

Mid-June Targeted For Chinese Manned Spacecraft Launch
2012-06-10 05:05:42

China is apparently planning to launch a manned spacecraft sometime in June, with state media reports suggesting that the vehicle will be docking with a mobile space lab that has been orbiting Earth since last September.

China Completes Rendezvous And Docking Mission
2011-11-18 05:22:50

China fully completed its first-ever space rendezvous and docking mission on Thursday after Shenzhou-8 successfully landed back on Earth.

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.

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2010-03-04 06:20:00

State media said Wednesday that China has postponed the next step in its ambitious space station program until 2011 for technical issues.

2008-07-01 12:00:00

The research team that developed Shenzhou VII, China's third manned space launch, will start final testing after arriving at a north-western satellite launch centre in a few days, said a space mission official here on Tuesday.

2005-10-16 15:24:13

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Shenzhou VI spacecraft reentered Earth's atmosphere on Monday as the country's second manned spacecraft headed for a scheduled landing on the grasslands of Inner Mongolia, Xinhua news agency said.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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