View Full Version : Shenzhou 9 Launches With First Chinese Woman

2012-Jun-16, 02:00 PM
A Chinese Long March 2F rocket blasted off today carrying the Shenzhou 9 spacecraft and three taikonauts including 33-year-old female fighter pilot Liu Yang, China’s first woman sent to orbit. The launch was at 10:37 UTC on June 16, — in the early evening at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi Desert. In [...]

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