View Full Version : Second Chinese Shenzhou Launches

2005-Oct-12, 04:32 PM
SUMMARY: China continued on its ambitious plans for human space exploration this morning with the launch of its second manned spacecraft this morning. The capsule Shenzhou-6 was lofted into orbit atop a Chinese Long March booster, carrying two astronauts: Fei Junlong and Nie Haisheng. The mission is expected to last up to 5 days, and the astronauts will perform a series of scientific experiments.

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2005-Oct-12, 07:50 PM
Hmmm...can India be far behind????

2005-Oct-12, 08:53 PM
Indias GSLV is already Delta II class--and will grow. They have the power to launch a human into space. They just need a smaller capsule.

2005-Oct-13, 02:41 PM
Please continue discussion on this thread (http://www.bautforum.com/showthread.php?t=33575) in the Space Exploration Forum.