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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 launches two satellites


April 30th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 30 (IANS) China Monday successfully launched into space two navigation satellites, authorities said.The launch of the 12th and 13th satellites for the Beidou global navigation and positioning network ... Read more...

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China launches remote-sensing satellte


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 22 (IANS) China Thursday launched a high-resolution remote-sensing satellite -- Ziyuan I-02C -- from the Taiyuan satellite launch center in northern Shanxi province, Xinhua reported.Ziyuan I-02C has been ... Read more...

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China to launch spacecraft


October 26th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) China will launch a spacecraft that will perform the country's first docking with a space lab module.The country will launch the Shenzhou-8 spacecraft in early November ... Read more...

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China’s first space lab module blasts off


September 29th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) China's first space lab module -- Tiangong-1 -- blasted off Thursday from Jiuquan satellite launch center in the northwest desert area. It blasted off at 9.16 ... Read more...

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China to launch space laboratory


September 28th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 28 (IANS) China will launch its first space laboratory module Thursday, a step which will pave the way for its own space station, China Daily reported.The unmanned -- ... Read more...

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China to launch unmanned space module


September 20th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) China has decided to launch its unmanned space module -- Tiangong-1 -- between Sep 27 and 30.The 8.5-tonne Tiangong-1, or "Heavenly Palace 1," will be sent ... Read more...

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China launches communications satellite for Pakistan


August 12th, 2011 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) China has launched a communications satellite for Pakistan from its Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province, Xinhua reported Friday.Launched at 0:15 a.m. Friday, the satellite ... Read more...

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China to launch satellite for Pakistan


August 10th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) China will launch a communications satellite for Pakistan at an "appropriate time", an official said Wednesday.A spokesman for the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's ... Read more...

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China to launch mapping satellite


August 8th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) China will launch its first mapping satellite later this year, Xinhua reported Monday.ZY 3 will be launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi ... Read more...

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China launches satellite for indigenous global navigation


April 10th, 2011 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) China early Sunday morning launched its eighth orbiter which will form part of its indigenous satellite-navigation and positioning network.A Long March-3A carrier rocket carrying the "Beidou" ... 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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China’s second unmanned lunar probe maneuvers to correct trajectory


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 2 (ANI): China's second unmanned lunar probe, Chang'e-2, was maneuvered to correct its trajectory on the earth-moon transfer orbit Saturday.Scientists successfully activated the attitude control engines on Chang'e-2 and ... Read more...

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China likely to launch second lunar probe on Friday


September 30th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 30 (ANI): The Chinese space authority has said that it will launch its second lunar probe, Chang'e-2, between Friday and Sunday, with former being the first choice.Fuel loading was ... Read more...

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China to launch second lunar probe ‘Chang’e-2′ by October


September 28th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sept 28 (ANI): China is all set to launch its second lunar probe, Chang'e-2, by early October, which would be the 58th satellite to be launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch ... Read more...

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China sends 125th rocket flight, sends research satellite into space


June 15th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): China on Tuesday successfully sent into space a scientific research satellite from its northwest Gansu Province.The satellite "Shijian XII," sent from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center of ... Read more...

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China to take next leap in moon probe in October 2010


November 27th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov.27 (ANI): China's second lunar probe, Chang'e-2, will be launched in October 2010, a top space scientist said Thursday.The China Daily quoted Ye Peijian, chief designer of the nation's first moon ... Read more...

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China to send man on moon by 2030


May 23rd, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): A Chinese astronaut could land on the moon between 2025 and 2030, said Ye Peijian, director of the country's Moon Exploration Project.China's lunar probe ended its 16-month ... Read more...

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China to launch sixth remote-sensing satellite


April 22nd, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Taiyuan (China), Apr.22 (ANI): China is scheduled to launch a new remote-sensing satellite into the space Wednesday, a spokesman with the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north Shanxi Province said.Both the satellite, ... Read more...

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China successfully launches second satellite for global navigation system


April 15th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 15 (ANI): China has successfully launched its second navigation satellite, as part of the country's independent global satellite navigation system.The carrier rocket, Long March 3C, blasted off today ... Read more...

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China launches navigation satellite


April 15th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (Xinhua) China successfully launched its second navigation satellite Wednesday. The carrier rocket, Long March 3C, blasted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province.An official ... Read more...

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Chinese lunar mission ends with a bang on the Moon


March 2nd, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, March 2 (ANI): Reports indicate that China''s lunar probe has ended its 16-month mission with a controlled crash onto the moon on March 1st. Chang''e I hit the moon''s surface ... Read more...

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China agrees to deliver a telecom satellite to Pak


October 17th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing , Oct. 17 (ANI): China will launch a telecommunication satellite PakSat-1R for Pakistan in 2011. Contracts for the satellite deal were sealed on Wednesday in the presence of presidents from ... Read more...

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First Chinese astronaut to walk in space on Friday


September 24th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 24 (ANI): The first Chinese astronaut is likely to walk in space on Friday, a day after spacecraft Shenzhou VII lifts off.The historic moment will be broadcast live ... Read more...

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Chinese astronauts take part in Olympic torch relay


June 29th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Jiuquan (China), June 29 (Xinhua) Fei Junlong and Nie Haisheng, the crew of Shenzhou spacecraft 6, carried the Olympic flame Saturday in the torch relay at the "Dongfeng Space City" in northwest ... Read more...

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China to conduct its first space walk in October


March 6th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar. 6 (ANI): China is planning to conduct its first space walk in October from a Shenzhou VII spacecraft. There will be three taikonauts, as China's astronauts are known, aboard the ... Read more...

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Chinas new carrier rocket to start operations in 2014


March 3rd, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 3 (ANI): China has announced that its new generation of carrier rocket the Long March 5, which has a maximum payload capacity of 25 tons, would start operations in ... Read more...

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China to publish first picture of moon in three days


November 24th, 2007 - 3:33 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov.24 (ANI): The first picture of the moon captured by China's first lunar orbiter, Chang'e-1, is expected to be ready for publication within three days. According to a Xinhua report, data ... 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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China not interested in scientific competition


November 14th, 2007 - 2:50 am ICT by admin
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