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View Full Version : Shenzhou-8 rolled out for Blastoff to Chinas 1st Space Station on November 1



Fraser
2011-Oct-31, 05:00 PM
China’s Shenzhou-8 capsule and the Long March booster rocket have been rolled out to the Gobi desert launch pad and will blast off early on November 1 bound for the 1st orbiting Chinese prototype space station – named Tiangong-1 (which translates as Heavenly Palace-1). If successful, the Shenzhou -8/Tiangong -1 combined orbital complex will certainly [...]

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