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Shenzhou II spaceship - carried animals

05-08-2013 16:08 BJT

Launch time: 01:00 am BJT on Jan. 10th, 2001

Shenzhou II blasts off on 9 January, carrying microbes and several small animals. The capsule returns to Earth on 16 January, touching down in the Inner Mongolia region.

The Shenzhou II spaceship is the first formal unmanned spaceship of China.

The Shenzhou II spaceship is the first formal unmanned spaceship of China. As compared with the Shenzhou I spaceship, the Shenzhou II spaceship has got its system structure expanded, and got its technical performance improved. The technical state of Shenzhou II spaceship is almost the same as that of a manned spaceship.

Editor:Yang Jie |Source: CNSA

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