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Shenzhou 9

Shenzhou 9 is a planned manned flight of China’s Shenzhou program that is scheduled for launch in June 2012. Shenzhou 9 will be the second spacecraft to dock with the Tiangong-1 space station, and the first manned docking. The aim of the mission will be to perform a docking with the Tiangong 1 (an unmanned ..

Liu Yang: China’s 1st woman Astronaut into Space

With the launch of Shenzhou-9 space mission china has reached a new milestone as its crew members comprise 3 astronauts including China’s first woman astronaut Liu Yang. She has served as a cargo pilot in the People’s Liberation Army Air Force, is the 1st Chinese woman astronaut, who has been sent on the space mission. ..

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China sends its 4th Human Spaceflight Shenzhou-9 into Space

Shenzhou-9, China’s 4th human spaceflight launched from the Jiuquan satellite launch centre in Gansu state. The spacecraft which is 30.3 feet long and 9.1 feet diameter is on the 1st manned docking mission and it will lay the foundation for Chinese plans to establish a space station by 2020 Shenzhou-9 may take at least 20 ..

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