NEWS ABOUT: China space program
Crew to spend 6 days on space lab after successful docking
China has officially joined the US and Russia as just the third country in the world to have completed a manned space docking, reports CNN . Earlier today the Shenzhou-9 spacecraft docked with the orbiting Tiangong-1, the next step in the Middle Kingdom's ambitious five-year plan for space exploration. The...
Milestone comes 6 months after China announced 5-year space plan
Yet another advance is in the works for China's space program. China will try for its first manned space docking later in June, its space agency announced today, according to the New York Times
. The Shenzhou 9 will dock with the Tiangong 1 space lab "sometime in June,...