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View Full Version : China set to ‘Leap Forward in Space’ as Tiangong 1 Rolls to Launch Pad



Fraser
2011-Sep-26, 05:10 PM
China’s human spaceflight program is gearing up to take a highly significant “Leap forward in Space” after their “Tiangong 1” prototype space station was rolled out to the remote Gobi desert launch pad at the countries Jiuquan Satellite Launching Center in Gansu Province in anticipation of blastoff sometime this week. Chinese space officials have now [...]

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IsaacKuo
2011-Sep-26, 06:45 PM
This is a handsome rocket, but wouldn't horizontal integration have been better for a clean sheet new design?