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  • Chinese astronauts parachute land after mission June 29, 2012

    Beijing: China's first female astronaut and two other crew members emerged smiling from a capsule that returned safely to Earth on Friday from a 13day mission to an orbiting module that is a prototype for a future space station. The Shenzhou 9 parachuted to a landing on the grasslands of the...
  • China plans for more space missions December 30, 2011

    Beijing: Gearing up to land a rover on moon and send manned spaceflights to built space station, China on Thursday said it will push forward its exploration of planets, asteroids and solar system in order to achieve self sufficiency. China will launch lunar mission to land a rover on moon for...