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Fraser
2011-Nov-02, 09:40 PM
Caption: Video of Shenzhou-8 and Tiangong-1 docking in Earth orbit. Photos below. Credit: CMSE China’s technological capabilities took a major surge forward with the successful docking in space today for the first time ever of two Chinese built and launched spaceships orbiting some 343 kilometers in the heavens above at 1:37 a.m. Beijing time Nov. [...]

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TJMac
2011-Nov-03, 03:06 PM
Is it unreasonable to feel just a bit jealous, maybe resentful? While even at the same time having hoped the whole thing would go off without a hitch?

TJ