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Fraser
2011-Nov-01, 02:40 AM
China today launched the Shenzhou-8 capsule on a historic mission to accomplish the nationís first ever docking in space with another vehicle, already in orbit, and pave the way toward’s Chinaís true ambition – constructing a multi-module space station by 2020. The unpiloted Shenzhou-8 streaked skywards today in a blinding flash atop a powerful and [...]

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iquestor
2011-Nov-01, 11:13 AM
we are going to turn around and see footage of chinese on the moon. If they can pull it off, more power to them. someone needs to do it. I just wish it were still us.