Unmanned space module to be launched by China in 2010

February 28th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): China plans to launch an unmanned space module into orbit as early as the end of 2010.

It is expected to meet with another unmanned spacecraft, Shenzhou-8, which is scheduled to be launched in early 2011.

It would be the countrys first space docking.

According to a spokesman with Chinas space program, scientists on the ground would control the space docking between the orbiter and the unmanned spaceship. (ANI)

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