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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.
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.
The super secret Air Force space plane that looks like a mini-space shuttle is set to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in less than 24 hours.
China's next manned space mission will involve a three-person crew and is currently scheduled to take place as early as next summer.
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
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 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 launched an unmanned spacecraft on Tuesday morning, taking its space agency one step closer to having its own permanent manned space station.
China said on Wednesday that it will launch an unmanned spacecraft early next month that will attempt to dock with an experimental module.
Juiquan Satellite Launch Center reports that last-minute preparations for the launch of the Tiangong-1 spacecraft began on Monday.
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