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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.
The Chinese are preparing their next foray into space.
Chinaâ€™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.
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.
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.
- A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
- One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.