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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 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 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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China to launch spacecraft for manned space docking


June 9th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) China will launch a spacecraft in mid-June to carry out the country's first manned space docking mission with an orbiting space lab module, a spokesperson said ... Read more...

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China prepares for manned space docking this year


March 1st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) China's first unmanned space module, the Tiangong-1, is now capable of accommodating astronauts, and it may be possible for China to carry out its first manned ... Read more...

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China mulls sending female astronauts into space


October 31st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 31 (IANS) China is considering sending female astronauts into space during its space docking missions next year, a chief designer for the astronaut programme said Monday.Two female astronauts ... Read more...

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Japan to send Twitter-using humanoid robot in space


February 18th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Japan's space agency is considering putting a talking humanoid robot on the International Space Station to watch the mission while astronauts are asleep.It would also monitor their health ... Read more...

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Mars Voyage Certain To Cause Weakening Of Muscles


August 20th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A study conducted by Robert Fitts of Marquette University along with his team revealed that the Astronauts making the trip to Mars might end ... Read more...

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New space centre to come up in Russia


July 20th, 2010 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS) Russia will set up a new space centre in the far eastern region of Amur, and the government has allocated 24.7 billion rubles ($811 million) for the project, ... Read more...

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Obama’s Plan For NASA Involves Unhurried Road To Mars


April 16th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): President Obama assured a jump into the future for NASA yesterday in a communication intended to quash a mounting argument over his plan ... Read more...

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China plans to launch unmanned space module next year


March 3rd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) China plans to launch an unmanned space module in 2011. It is expected to complete the country's first space docking which is regarded as an essential step toward ... Read more...

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China to launch its first Mars probe in second half of this year


May 29th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): China's first Mars probe, Yinghuo-1, is expected to be launched in the second half of this year, according to an official of the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight ... Read more...

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China to launch first Mars probe later this year


May 28th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 28 (Xinhua) China's first Mars probe, Yinghuo-1, is expected to be launched in the second half of this year, an official of the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology (SAST) said ... Read more...

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Chinese female combat pilots to debut at National Day Parade


April 2nd, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jinzhou (China), April 2 (Xinhua) China's first batch of female combat pilots will debut at the National Day Parade in October this year, an official said Thursday. Sixteen female fighter jet pilots ... Read more...

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China plans to launch 15 to 16 satellites in 2009


March 9th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 9 (ANI): Reports have indicated that China is planning to launch 15 to 16 satellites in 2009.Though the global financial crisis is taking toll on world economy, ... Read more...

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China to launch 15 to 16 satellites in 2009: Official


March 9th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (Xinhua) China plans to launch 15 to 16 satellites this year, an official said here Monday. "Though the global financial crisis is taking a toll on the world economy, it ... Read more...

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China to select taikonauts for space station


March 5th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (Xinhua) China has started a new round of selection for taikonauts and five to seven of them will be part of the final list, said an official of the ... Read more...

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China to launch third manned spacecraft Thursday


September 24th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jiuquan (China), Sep 24 (Xinhua) China will launch its third manned spacecraft Shenzhou-7 Thursday, a spokesperson of the space programme said Wednesday. The Shenzhou-7, carrying three astronauts, will be launched on a ... Read more...

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European space truck docks at space station


April 3rd, 2008 - 11:48 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bremen (Germany), April 3 (DPA) In a first docking by a European spacecraft in orbit, an expendable "space truck", named the "Jules Verne", nosed up to International Space Station (ISS) Thursday and ... Read more...

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