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China Launching Tiangong-1 On Thursday Or Friday
2011-09-27 12:58:23

Juiquan Satellite Launch Center reports that last-minute preparations for the launch of the Tiangong-1 spacecraft began on Monday.

China Launching Unmanned Space Module Next Week
2011-09-21 05:05:17

A Chinese official said on Tuesday that the country plans to launch an experimental spacecraft next week that will be a big step in developing its first space station.

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2011-04-30 05:40:00

China’s most well-known astronaut said Friday that his country and the United States should make good on promises of cooperation in space made by their respective presidents.

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2011-03-04 16:10:55

The increasingly ambitious country is gearing up to build rockets for its budding space program with an eye towards landing astronauts on the moon.

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2011-01-03 06:35:00

China, working jointly with Russia, plans to launch its first Mars probe in October after a two-year delay, state media reported on Sunday.

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2010-09-28 12:03:12

State media reported Tuesday that China is making final preparations to launch its second lunar probe, possibly as soon as Friday, when the country marks 61 years of communist rule.

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2010-09-10 11:25:00

State media said Friday that China is set to launch its second lunar satellite by year's end, as the country pursues its plans for a manned mission to the moon by 2020.

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2010-08-17 09:45:00

China has completed work on their first module for an unmanned space station, and currently plan to put the module into orbit sometime next year.

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2010-03-11 06:20:00

Two Chinese women have been selected as part of a seven-person interstellar crew, marking the first time in China's history that females will participate in the nation's growing space program.

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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.


Latest Shenzhou programme Reference Libraries

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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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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.