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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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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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Joining Chinese space mission doesn’t come easy! (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 25 (IANS) China has selected its first two women astronauts for the next manned space mission to be launched between June and August. The selection process required them ... Read more...

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Joining Chinese space mission doesn’t come easy!


March 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 25 (IANS) China has selected its first two women astronauts for its next manned space mission to be launched between June and August. The selection process required them ... Read more...

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Chinese air force trains 300 women pilots


March 9th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (IANS) A total of 328 women pilots have been trained by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force over the past six decades, according to government figures.The ... Read more...

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China may send women to space in 2012


May 1st, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) Chinese women may fly to space as soon as next year, one of the country's first astronauts and now in charge of the manned space programme ... Read more...

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Chinese woman may reach space by 2012


April 30th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): China's female astronauts could fly into space as soon as the latter half of 2012.The two women astronauts, both pilots from the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air ... Read more...

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China developing high-tech weaponry and equipment: White Paper


March 31st, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.31 (ANI): China's State Council Information Office has issued a White Paper on national defense, which states that its People's Liberation Army (PLA) is developing new, high- tech mechanized and informationized ... Read more...

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Embrace US-style democracy or accept Soviet-style collapse: Chinese general


August 12th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 12 (ANI): China must either embrace US-style democracy or accept Soviet-style collapse, a Chinese two-star general has warned his conservative Communist Party masters and People's Liberation Army colleagues.General Liu Yazhou ... Read more...

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China unveils new advanced acrobatic jets


November 15th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 15 (IANS) Advanced fighters, which will also be China's new acrobatic aircraft, were unveiled by the air force of the country's People's Liberation Army (PLA) during an air demonstration held ... Read more...

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Thunder Jet JF-17 production begins in Pakistan


January 22nd, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan.22 (ANI): Pakistan and China have begun the co-production of the Thunder jet JF-17 at the Kamra Aeronautical Complex. Air Chief Marshal Tanveer Mehmood inaugurated the co-production facility at Kamra on ... Read more...

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Pakistan to start JF-17 production from tomorrow


January 21st, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan.21 (ANI): A joint production of the Pakistan-China JF-17 thunder jet would be started at Kamra from Tuesday. Launching ceremony of JF-17 sub assemblies to be held at Pakistan Aeronautical complex ... Read more...

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