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Hu meets astronauts, scientists of manned space docking

07-27-2012 11:19 BJT Special Report:Shenzhou 9 's Docking Mission with Tiangong 1 |

BEIJING, July 27 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Hu Jintao met Friday morning with astronauts, space scientists and engineers of the manned space docking mission, in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

Shenzhou-9 spacecraft, with three astronauts aboard, returned from a 13-day mission on June 29, after the crew succeeded in manually docking the spacecraft with a space lab module Tiangong-1, paving the way for building a possible space station.

Editor:James |Source: Xinhua

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