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Xi meets Shenzhou-10 astronauts

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met astronauts and scientists who participated in the Shenzhou-10 mission, extending congratulations to the success of the mission.

Shenzhou-10 crew honored with medals

Three astronauts who completed China´s longest manned space mission in June have been awarded with medals for their outstanding service to the country´s space programs

Shenzhou-10 re-entry capsule arrives in Beijiing

A day after the return of the three Shenzhou-10 astronauts to earth, the re-entry capsule has arrived in Beijing.

Shenzhou-10 mission marks staged success of China´s manned space program: Vice Premier

The completion of the Shenzhou-10 and Tiangong-1 mission has marked a staged success in achieving the second strategic goal of China´s manned space program, Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said Wednesday.

About the Tiangong-1

China´s first space lab

Launch time: Sept. 29, 2011
Launch vehicle: Modified Long March II-F rocket
Mission: Completing space rendezvous and docking with Shenzhou-8, Shenzhou-9 and Shenzhou-10 spaceships respectively;
Accumulating the experience for construction, management and operation of space station

Rendezvous in Space

Tiangong-1 & Shenzhou-9

Manual docking: June 24, 2012

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