View Full Version : Chinese Launch is a Success

2005-Sep-09, 04:31 PM
SUMMARY: China joined an elite club of spacefarers on Wednesday with the launch of the Shenzhou 5 spacecraft from the Jiuquan desert launch site. At precisely 9:00am local time (0100 GMT), a Long March 2 rocket blasted into the sky carrying astronaut Yang Liwei into orbit - and into the history books.

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