Chinese space crew returns home

Three Chinese astronauts safely returned to Earth on Thursday after a 14-day trip.

China’s Shenzhou-10 crew returns home

Three Chinese astronauts safely returned to Earth today after a 15-day trip to a proposed space lab set to be ready by 2020, marking the latest success for China`s manned space programme.

China launches longest-ever manned space mission

China Tuesday began its longest manned space mission with the launch of the Shenzhou-10 rocket.

China to send second woman astronaut into space this year

China is expected to send its second woman astronaut into space this year on-board the Shenzhou-10, the country`s new manned spacecraft, which should be launched sometime between June and August.

China to launch next manned space mission in 2013

China plans to launch another manned spacecraft including a woman astronaut on board in June next year for a fortnight-long mission to conduct experiments in space station being built to rival Russian Mir station.