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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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China to launch 100 satellites during 2011-15


March 10th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 10 (IANS) China has set a target of completing a space mission of "100 rockets, 100 satellites" between 2011 and 2015, according to a space official.According to Zhang ... 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 plans to launch 30 satellites in 2012


January 18th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China plans to launch 21 rockets with 30 satellites in 2012, the China Aerospace and Technology Corporation (CASC) said Wednesday.The country's ambitious space programme will ... Read more...

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China to exhibit spaceship items across the country


December 16th, 2011 - 7:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) China will hold space exhibitions across the country during 2013 which will feature items carried by its spaceships, Xinhua reported.The exhibits will display items from Shenzhou-8, ... Read more...

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China to conduct manned space mission in 2012


October 31st, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 31 (IANS) China will conduct a manned space mission in 2012, an official said Monday.Spokeswoman for the programme Wu Ping said Shenzhou-9 and Shenzhou-10 spaceships will be launched ... 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 to put man on the moon by 2030


March 4th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) China plans to make a manned moon landing by 2030, but the purpose of exploration of the moon should be seen as "peaceful" rather than a ... Read more...

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China starts work on manned space laboratory


October 27th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 27 (IANS) China has begun work of its manned space laboratory to be completed by 2020, a media report said Wednesday.The first part of the laboratory will be launched before ... Read more...

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China formally launches its manned space station program


October 27th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 27 (ANI): China has formally launched its manned space station program, aiming to complete the construction of a "relatively large" manned space laboratory around 2020, a spokesman for the national ... Read more...

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China to launch second lunar probe in October


March 4th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 4 (ANI): Reports indicate that China plans to launch the Chang'e-2, the country's second lunar probe, in October this year."The satellite would be launched on a Long March 3-C ... Read more...

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China to put unmanned space module Tiangong-1 into space next year


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 3 (ANI): China will put an unmanned space module, Tiangong-1, into space in 2011, Xinhua quoted a space expert, as saying here Wednesday.Qi Faren, former chief designer of China's Shenzhou ... 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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State honours for China’s spacewalk astronauts


November 7th, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 7 (Xinhua) Chinese President Hu Jintao Friday presented medals and certificates to astronauts Jing Haipeng, Liu Boming and the country's first space walker Zhai Zhigang for their historic performance even ... Read more...

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Coal mine accident kills five in China


October 20th, 2008 - 4:27 am ICT by IANS
Taiyuan (China), Oct 20 (Xinhua) Five people were killed and 37 others injured Sunday morning in a coal mine accident in China's northern province of Shanxi, officials said. The accident at around ... 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 astronauts test suit for spacewalk mission


September 26th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 26 (Xinhua) Astronauts aboard China's Shenzhou VII spacecraft Friday finished assembling a spacesuit for tests before carrying out the country's first spacewalk mission.Two of the three astronauts unpacked the ... Read more...

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Chinas report of astronauts first night in space a fake


September 26th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 26 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, Chinas state news agency had published a dispatch from the countrys three latest astronauts describing their first night in space in ... Read more...

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Olympic opening ceremony a huge success because of cutting-edge technology


August 11th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 11 (ANI): The opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing was a roaring success with huge LED screens, eye-catching lighting systems and multimedia video shows, all thanks ... Read more...

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China to launch first spacewalk mission in October


June 12th, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, June 12 (Xinhua) China will launch its Shenzhou VII manned space mission, which will include the first spacewalk by a Chinese "taikonaut", in October, a spokesman of the China Manned Space ... Read more...

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China blasts off first data relay satellite


April 26th, 2008 - 1:18 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 25 (Xinhua) China launched the country's first data relay satellite Tianlian I Friday night. The satellite was launched on a Long March-3C carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre ... Read more...

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China to launch first space walk in 2008


November 22nd, 2007 - 6:37 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov.22 (ANI): China will attempt its first space walk during the nation's third crewed flight next year, according to local newspaper reports. The mission will involve three astronauts and the spacewalk ... Read more...

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China to send its new rocket into space by 2013


November 20th, 2007 - 6:40 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov.20 (ANI): The manned spacecraft Shenzhou VII is likely to be launched into space in October 2008, shortly after the conclusion of the Beijing Olympic Games. The China Daily quoted Pang ... Read more...

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China denies setting timetable for a space station


November 14th, 2007 - 10:17 am ICT by admin
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Chinese space station to be launched in 2020


November 14th, 2007 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
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China now wants to open Communist party office in space!


November 14th, 2007 - 2:31 am ICT by admin
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