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2012-06-18 (atimes.com and By Brendan O’Reilly) – The successful docking of China’s manned Shenzhou-9 spacecraft with the country’s Tiangong-1 space lab on Monday heralds a new age. A major shift in the world order is occurring above Earth, with the … Continue reading
2012-06-18 — Three Chinese astronauts floated into the cabin of an orbiting module Monday afternoon, becoming the first group of Chinese to enter an orbiter in space. Jing Haipeng, followed by Liu Wang and Liu Yang, went into the space … Continue reading
2012-06-18 — The first manned space rendezvous and docking mission of China succeeded Monday afternoon as the Shenzhou-9 spaceship and Tiangong-1 space lab module joined together, according to the Beijing Aerospace Control Center.
2012-06-16 — Chinese President Hu Jintao on Saturday congratulated the country’s space scientists and astronauts on the successful launch of the Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft. “I feel very glad to hear the success of launching the Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft and I … Continue reading
2012-06-16 — China has made dozens of technological modifications to the spacecraft and carrier rocket to be used in the country’s upcoming manned space docking mission to ensure the success, a spokesperson for the mission said Friday. All technological modifications … Continue reading