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Chinese astronauts get e-mail from earth


June 19th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) Chinese astronauts in the orbiting space module Tiangong-1 Tuesday received the first of its kind e-mail from earth.The Beijing Aerospace Control Centre said the e-mail contains ... Read more...

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Chinese space module gets first-ever residents (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) Three Chinese -- including the country's first woman astronaut -- Monday became the "first tenants" of the Tiangong-1 space module after China's first manned spacecraft Shenzhou-9 ... Read more...

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China’s manned spacecraft docks with space module


June 18th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) China's first manned spacecraft Shenzhou-9, carrying the first Chinese woman astronaut, Monday successfully docked with the Tiangong-1 space module, officials said.The Beijing Aerospace Control Center said ... Read more...

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China’s second moon orbiter Chang’e-2 heads for outer space


June 10th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) China's second moon orbiter, Chang'e-2, Thursday set off on a journey into outer space that will take it about 1.5 million km away from the ... Read more...

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China’s orbiter survives lunar eclipse


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) China's solar-powered lunar probe satellite Chang'e-2 has successfully stood the test of a lunar eclipse and hours of flying in complete darkness.The orbiter, launched Oct 1, flew out ... Read more...

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China’s ‘Chang’e-2′ expected to have enough fuel to return to earth


October 14th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 14(ANI): China's second unmanned lunar probe, Chang'e-2, is expected to have enough fuel to fly back to earth, Beijing Aerospace Control Center (BACC) Vice Chief-Designer has said.Zhou Jianliang said ... Read more...

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China’s 2nd unmanned lunar probe ‘Chang’e-2′ enters lunar orbit


October 6th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 6 (ANI): China's second unmanned lunar probe, Chang'e-2, entered the moon's orbit on Wednesday, according to the Beijing Aerospace Control Center.According to the Xinhua, the spacecraft entered the 100 kilometres ... Read more...

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‘How did you feel in space?’ President Hu asks spacewalker


September 27th, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (Xinhua) China's President Hu Jintao asked Chinese astronauts what it was like walking in space after the trio successfully realised the country's first space walk Saturday. "How did you ... Read more...

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Taikonaut Zhai completes China’s first spacewalk (Second lead)


September 27th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (Xinhua) Chinese taikonaut Zhai Zhigang slipped out of the Shenzhou VII spacecraft Saturday afternoon and completed the country's fist spacewalk mission, spending about half-an hour in the outer space ... Read more...

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Chinese taikonaut begins spacewalk (Lead)


September 27th, 2008 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (Xinhua) Chinese taikonaut Zhai Zhigang slipped out of the orbital module of Shenzhou-VII spacecraft Saturday afternoon, starting China's first spacewalk or extravehicular activity (EVA) in outer space. Donning a ... Read more...

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Chinese taikonauts prepare for spacewalk


September 27th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 27 (Xinhua) Two Chinese taikonauts have moved from re-entry module of Shenzhou-VII spacecraft to its orbital module, starting preparations for the country's first spacewalk mission. According to the Beijing Aerospace ... Read more...

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Lunar probe enters moon’s orbit


November 14th, 2007 - 8:35 am ICT by admin
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