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Fraser
2008-Sep-25, 04:00 PM
China successfully launched its third manned spacecraft today with three astronauts on board. During the mission, they will attempt the country's first-ever space walk. The Long March II-F rocket carrying the Shenzhou-7 spacecraft blasted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the northwestern Gansu Province at 9:10 p.m. local time. [...]

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