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Chinese astronauts return to Earth


June 29th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Three astronauts who completed China's first manned space docking safely returned to Earth Friday morning.The return capsule of Shenzhou-9 spacecraft touched down in north China's Inner ... Read more...

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Chinese spacecraft docks with orbiting module


June 24th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Chinese astronauts Sunday manually docked a spacecraft with an orbiting module, the first such attempt in China's space exploration history, authorities said.The astronauts successfully docked the ... 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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Space economy will boom in China, says daily


June 18th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) The successful launch of China's first manned spacecraft indicates that the country's economic infrastructure and technology have made great progress, a Chinese daily said Monday.China was ... 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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Liu is first Chinese woman in space


June 16th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 16 (IANS) Liu Yang, a former Chinese air force pilot, became the country's first female astronaut Saturday evening as she along with two male colleagues blasted off into ... Read more...

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China launches Shenzhou-9 with first woman astronaut


June 16th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 16 (IANS) China launched its Shenzhou-9 spacecraft with the country's first female astronaut aboard Saturday.Shenzhou-9, atop an upgraded carrier rocket -- Long March-2F, blasted off from the Jiuquan ... Read more...

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China to send first woman astronaut into space


June 15th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) China will send its first woman astronaut into space when it launches its fourth manned spacecraft Saturday evening, Xinhua reported.The space mission's major task is to ... Read more...

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Chinese female astronaut candidate was a hero pilot


June 11th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) One of China's two female astronaut candidates was once a hero pilot who successfully dealt with a mid-air emergency.Liu Yang was taking part in a routine ... Read more...

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Let Chen go to US, say Chinese experts


May 10th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) Bling Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng is most likely to lose his influence once he leaves for the US, a Chinese expert said in remarks published Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Six months’ jail for three Chinese nationals


April 20th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), April 20 (IANS) A local court Wednesday awarded six months' imprisonment, along with a fine of Rs.50,000 each, to three Chinese nationals for straying into India's Uttar ... Read more...

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What drives us to seek thrills, sensations?


February 12th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Sky diving and bungee jumping are certainly not for the timid, but those who court thrills and sensations act as if their very lives depended on it. Jane E. ... Read more...

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Thrill-seeking behaviour may be hard-wired in the brain


February 12th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): Ever wondered what draws some people to daredevil behaviour while others shy away from it? Well, the answer lies in the brain.An international team of researchers went ... Read more...

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China not to buy back relics stolen in the past


January 24th, 2009 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 24 (Xinhua) China has said that it would not try to buy back two looted bronze relics that are to be auctioned in February by Christie's.The Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) bronze ... Read more...

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