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Chinese space crew returns home

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 00:53

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

China’s Shenzhou-10 crew returns home

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 09:56

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`s Shenzhou 10 docks with Tiangong-1 space station

Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 15:27

China’s manned space capsule Shenzhou 10 has successful docked with the Tiangong-1 space lab Thursday.

Chinese Communist Party plans to establish its branch in space

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 21:18

Party membership is a prerequisite for success in China in all walks of life, including the space.

China launches longest-ever manned space mission

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 11:31

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

China to launch 2nd manned spacecraft to test its space lab

Last Updated: Monday, June 03, 2013, 17:40

China will launch a second manned space mission this month to test its space lab being built to rival Mir, the international space station being operated by Russia and the US.

China to send second woman astronaut into space this year

Last Updated: Saturday, March 02, 2013, 10:08

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

Last Updated: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 19:58

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.

China`s astronaut trio returns to Earth

Last Updated: Friday, June 29, 2012, 08:42

The spacecraft Shenzhou-9 carrying the three astronauts landed at the designated spot at Inner Mongolia region.

Three Chinese astronauts set to return home tomorrow

Last Updated: Thursday, June 28, 2012, 13:07

China`s first woman astronaut and two of her colleagues, who successfully accomplished the country`s first-ever manual space docking, would return home tomorrow after remaining in the space for two weeks.

Hu Jintao complements astronauts for successful manual docking

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 14:56

Greeting the astronauts aboard the spacecraft over satellite phone, Chinese President Hu Jintao complemented them for the successful manual docking of two space modules.

Chinese astronauts successfully complete first manual space docking

Last Updated: Sunday, June 24, 2012, 12:09

Chinese astronauts today successfully completed the country`s first-ever manual space docking.