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WATCH: Chinese Astronauts Turn Playful

AP | Posted 06.20.2013 | Science

BEIJING -- Astronauts struck floating martial arts poses, twirled gyroscopes and manipulated wobbling globes of water during a lecture Thursday from C...

China Space Lab Launch Planned For 2020

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Wednesday it would launch a space lab to be manned for long stretches within about 10 years, a move it believes woul...

China Space Program Aims For Mothers As Astronauts

guardian.co.uk | Tania Branigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

They are, of course, in peak physical condition, with the flying skills required of any air force ace. But China's first female astronauts have faced ...

Chinese Astronaut Makes Nation's First Spacewalk

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — Chinese celebrated their nation's first spacewalk Saturday, gathering at outdoor TV screens to cheer live video of the milestone for a...