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Women in Space: Space for Women

Karin Kamp | Posted 08.19.2012 | Women
Karin Kamp

This past weekend, China sent its first woman into space.

HOW TO: See Chinese Spacecraft In Evening Sky

Posted 06.18.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 06/17/2012 09:38 AM EDT on The launch of China's fourth human spaceflight this weekend kicked off a major d...

China Sends First Woman Into Space

AP | NG HAN GUAN | Posted 08.16.2012 | World

JIUQUAN, China — China launched its most ambitious space mission yet on Saturday, carrying its first female astronaut and two male colleagues in...

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...

THIS WEEKEND: China To Blast Mom Into Space

AP | NG HAN GUAN | Posted 08.15.2012 | Science

JIUQUAN, China — China will send its first woman and two other astronauts into space Saturday to work on a temporary space station for about a w...