Second Chinese Shenzhou Launches

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.