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Chinese Astronauts

Chinese Spacecraft Executes Risky Maneuver

Posted 06.18.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 06/18/2012 07:49 AM EDT on Chinese astronauts docked two spaceships in orbit for the first time Monday ...

UP CLOSE: China's First Female Astronaut In Space

Posted 06.15.2012 | Science

By: Natalie Wolchover Published: 06/15/2012 02:13 PM EDT on Lifes Little Mysteries China will launch its Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft Saturday i...

China Space Program Aims For Mothers As Astronauts | 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 ...