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China launches Unmanned spacecraft: Shenzhou-8

Shenzhou-8: Shenzhou-8 is the name of an unmanned spacecraft of China that was launched recently for its maiden docking mission, paving the way for its first space station by 2020 to rival Mir, the space lab being run by Russian and US astronauts. It was launched from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest Gobi desert ..

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China’s First Unmanned Space Laboratory “Tiangong-1”

Tiangong-1, China’s first unmanned space laboratory was successfully launched from a site in the Gobi Desert. The literal meaning of the word Tiangong is heavenly palace. With this development, China has become the 3rd country after Russia and USA to operate a permanent space station. This space lab launched by China likely to be operational ..

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Tiangong-1: China’s First Spacelab

Tiangong-1 is the first space lab of China, scheduled to be launched in September 2011. It is prelude to a multiphase construction programme (Tiangong programme, or Project 921-2 ) aimed at building a large space station around 2020. The Tiangong-1 (Heavenly Palace-1) unmanned space lab prototype is scheduled to blast off shortly as a test-bed ..

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Current Affairs: September 30, 2011

IBSF shifts Venue for IBSF World Men’s Snooker Championship from Bahrain to Bangalore International Billiards & Snooker Federation (IBSF) declared to shift the venue for IBSF World Men’s Snooker Championship from Bahrain to Bangalore IBSF World Men’s Snooker Championship planned to be held from November 28, 2011 to December 3, 2011 IBSF moved the tournament out of ..

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