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2008-09-27 12:00:18

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua "Interview": "Russian Expert Hails China's First Spacewalk"] MOSCOW, Sept.

2008-09-27 09:00:23

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua "Urgent": "China's Manned Shenzhou-7 Launches Small Monitoring Satellite"] 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.

2008-09-27 09:00:06

Astronaut Zhai Zhigang became the first Chinese man to walk in space Saturday, clambering out of a spacecraft and waving a Chinese flag.

2008-09-27 09:00:02

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "'Chinese Taikonaut Greets Nation, World in First Spacewalk'"] BEIJING, Sept.

2008-09-27 08:00:00

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "4th-Ld: Chinese Taikonaut Debuts Spacewalk"] BEIJING, Sept.

2008-09-26 12:00:11

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) ["Chief Designer Says Shenzhou-7 Has Four Tasks"] JIUQUAN, Sept.

2008-09-26 09:00:26

FLASH: SHENZHOU-7 MISSION STARTS ONE-MINUTE COUNTDOWN (c) 2008 Xinhua News Agency - CEIS. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-26 09:00:13

Taikonauts to take traditional Chinese medicines in Shenzhou-7 spaceflight BEIJING, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- China's Shenzhou-7 astronauts will take traditional Chinese medicine in their spaceflight to treat motion sickness, doctor with the astronauts training center said on Thursday.

2008-09-26 06:00:14

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) BEIJING, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) - Astronaut aboard the Shenzhou-7 spacecraft, China's third manned spaceship, began to unpack and assemble the indigenous Feitian extra-vehicular activity (EVA) suit at 10:20 a.m.


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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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