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China Astronauts Return Safely From 15-Day Space Lab Mission
2013-06-26 07:41:40

Fifteen days after launching toward a successful mission aboard the Tiangong-1 space lab, three Chinese astronauts returned safely to Earth, touching down in their Shenzhou 10 capsule at 8:07 am local time on June 26.

Astronauts Host Physics Lessons Aboard Chinese Space Lab
2013-06-21 11:15:09

Three Chinese astronauts currently orbiting the Earth aboard the Tiangong-1 space lab hosted a series of physics lessons broadcast by the country's state media this week.

Shenzhou-10 Spacecraft Successfully Docks With Chinese Space Station
2013-06-14 09:19:40

Two days after launching from the Gobi Desert aboard a Long March 2F rocket, China’s Shenzhou-10 spacecraft has docked with the country’s Tiangong-1 orbiting space module, according to state media.

China Successfully Launches Shenzhou 10
2013-06-11 12:04:14

China launched a manned space mission from the Gobi desert carrying three astronauts on Tuesday morning. The astronauts were launched aboard the Shenzhou-10 for a 15-day mission to an experimental laboratory.

Chinese Shenzhou 10 Manned Spacecraft Ready For Tuesday Evening Launch
2013-06-10 10:12:03

Chinese officials have announced the upcoming launch of the country’s next manned space flight – which is set for Tuesday evening, local time.

China Launching Shenzhou-10 This Summer
2013-02-28 21:06:55

China's space program said in a statement on Thursday it will be launching a new spacecraft, along with three astronauts, this summer.

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.

China Launches Tianlian I-03 Satellite
2012-07-28 05:31:20

China just keeps on keeping on with its space program, sending off its Tianlian I-03 satellite into orbit on Thursday.

Chinese Astronauts Land Safely In Mongolia
2012-06-29 06:48:06

After a landmark thirteen-day mission in space aboard the Tiangong-1 experimental space lab, three Chinese astronauts, including the country’s first Chinese female astronaut, parachuted safely back to Earth landing in a grassy field in Inner Mongolia Friday morning

Chinese Astronauts Complete First Attempted Manual Docking
2012-06-25 04:19:07

A trio of Chinese astronauts manually docked the Shenzhou-9 spacecraft to an orbiting laboratory module on Sunday, achieving success in the first such attempt in the history of that nation's space program.


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Taikonaut -- Taikonaut is a term used for as-yet hypothetical astronauts launched by China. China has, as of 2003, conducted a number of unmanned launches of its Shenzhou spacecraft. On January 2, Shanghai aerospace centre director Yuan Jie announced that they were aiming to launch their first manned mission in the second half of 2003. The term was coined by Western media based on the term "taikong" (太空 in pinyin: tai4 kong1), Chinese for space. Compare to the term...

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