Sunday, June 10, 2012

China to carry out manned space flight in Mid June

China has announced it will carry out a manned space flight at some point in the middle of June.
A rocket carrying the Shenzhou 9 spacecraft has been moved to a launch pad in the north-west of the country.
According to state news agency Xinhua, it will carry three astronauts - possibly including a woman - to the Tiangong 1 space station module.
This will be China's fourth manned space flight and its first since 2008. China became the third country to independently send a man into space in 2003.
Read more: BBC News


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