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Shenzhou 9 spacecraft separated from Tiangong 1
Shenzhou 9 spacecraft and Tiangong 1 lab module have been successfully separated by manual operation Thursday morning, making preparation for the return of the manned spacecraft on Friday.
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Shenzhou-9 in final testing stage before launch
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Live: China's Shenzhou 9 launch China launched its Shenzhou 9 manned spacecraft on June 16 to perform China's first manned space docking mission with the orbiting Tiangong 1 space lab module. China.org.cn will provide a live webcast and minute-by-minute live blogging coverage of the event.
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Chinese leaders applaud successful launch of Tiangong-1
President Hu Jintao and other leaders applauded the successful launch of China's first space lab module Tiangong-1, and shook hands with the staff of the Beijing Aerospace Flight Control Center.
Opinion >>
Tiangong-1, science or prestige?
The launch of the Tiangong-1 space module is a perfect way to reignite the nationalist, patriotic spirit of Chinese people and ensure the country's peaceful development.
Real life is down to the earth
China space success, blessing to globe
Successful launch key step closer to first space docking
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What does China's Shenzhou 9 spacecraft mean to you?What does China's Shenzhou-9 spacecraft mean to you?
Space Pioneers >>
Space module made for China's female astronautsSpace module made for China's female astronauts
China's first woman astronaut will join Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft docking mission this week and live in the Tiangong for 13 days.
Chinese astronautical experts awarded at IAC
China may send women to space in 2012
Tsinghua University enrolls 14 astronauts
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Shenzhou-9 in final testing stage before launchShenzhou-9 in final testing stage before launch
The Shenzhou-9 went into the final phase of pre-launch preparations on Wednesday ahead of China's first manned space docking mission, as its carrier rocket is being injected with propellant.
Shenzhou-9 enters final pre-launch phase
1st module of space station to undergo final testing
Countdown begins for space station program
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Tiangong-1 (Chinese:天宫一号) is an unmanned space module complex to be launched by China as it builds the country’s first space station. (Edit Now)