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20 June 2012

Shenzhou 9 Launches and Docks with Chinese Spacelab






A Chinese Long March 2F rocket blasted off carrying the Shenzhou 9 spacecraft and three Taikonauts including 33-year-old female fighter pilot Liu Yang, China’s first woman sent to orbit.
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The crew of the Chinese Shenzhou-9 spacecraft docked today with the Tiangong-1 mini-spacelab and the three taikonauts entered the small spacelab for the first time.
Read more: http://www.universetoday.com/#ixzz1yGzfoiQB