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Super Secret X-37B Nears One Year In Orbit Doing ???

After nearly a year in orbit, speculation still abounds as to the X-37B spacecraft's true purpose, and what its been…

5 years ago

‘Space Class’ Among Aims of Chinese Taikonauts Who Left Earth Today

Riding atop a fiery Long March rocket, three taikonauts blasted off from Earth today (June 11) to kick off an…

8 years ago

Shenzhou-9 Crew Docks and Enters Chinese Spacelab

The crew of the Chinese Shenzhou-9 spacecraft docked today with the Tiangong-1 mini-spacelab and the three taikonauts entered the small…

9 years ago

China to Send Its First Woman to Space on June 16

China will launch a three-person crew on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 10:37 UTC (6:37 a.m. EDT) on board a…

9 years ago

Upcoming First Human Mission to Chinese Space Station May Include Female Taikonaut

[/caption] The Chinese government has announced they will launch three taikonauts sometime in mid-June 2012, on the first manned mission…

9 years ago

Big Sunspot; Little Chinese Space Station

[/caption] Astrophotographer extraordinaire Thierry Legault has made a name for himself with his images of spacecraft transiting across the face…

9 years ago

Shenzhou-8 lands after China’s 1st Space Docking propelling Ambitious Human Spaceflight Agenda

[/caption] China’s historic first docking mission in space ended in a complete success today (Nov. 17) following the safe landing…

9 years ago

China completes 2nd Docking to Space Lab and sets Path to Manned flights in 2012

[/caption] Chinese space prowess took another major leap forward today (Nov. 14) when the unmanned Shenzhou-8 capsule successfully re-docked with…

9 years ago

China Technology Surges Forward with Spectacular First Docking in Space

http://youtu.be/_CAvIeYO5jM Video Caption: Live Video of Shenzhou-8 and Tiangong-1 docking in Earth orbit. Photos below. Credit: CCTV commentary/CMSE China’s technological…

9 years ago

China launches Shenzhou-8 bound for Historic 1st Docking in Space

[/caption] China today launched the Shenzhou-8 capsule on a historic mission to accomplish the nation’s first ever docking in space…

9 years ago