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2005-07-05 15:28:56

China has narrowed the list of astronauts for the country's second manned space mission later this year to six candidates, according to media reports.

2005-07-04 17:35:00

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has begun training six pilots forspaceflight, two of whom will enter orbit on September'sShenzhou VI mission, domestic media said on Monday, in the nextstep in the country's lofty space ambitions.

2005-07-04 17:35:00

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has begun training six pilots forspaceflight, two of whom will enter orbit on September'sShenzhou VI mission, domestic media said on Monday, in the nextstep in the country's lofty space ambitions.

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2005-04-18 19:08:00

China is building a new space center in Shanghai to boost its manned spaceflight and satellite launching programs, an official newspaper said Monday.

2005-01-20 15:45:00

China said Thursday that its second manned space mission will take place in September or October 2005 and will involve two astronauts orbiting for up to five days.

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2004-12-22 13:37:43

China gave a rare glimpse Wednesday of astronauts preparing for its second manned space mission, with state television showing trainees in simulated zero gravity doing somersaults and holding up the national flag.


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