Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Shenzhou-10 blasts off for Chinese space station

China marked nearly a decade of manned spaceflight with the June 11 launch of the Shenzhou-10 mission. As reported by Xinhuanet, the 7,840 kg (17,284 lb) craft with a crew of three lifted off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center’s LC43 Launch Complex at 17:38 Beijing time (09:38 GMT) atop a Long March 2F rocket on its way to rendezvous with the orbiting Tiangong-1 space lab... Continue Reading Shenzhou-10 blasts off for Chinese space station

Section: Space

Tags: China, Shenzhou, Spacecraft, Spaceflight

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