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Chinese 'Tiangong-1' finally ready to launch

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posted on Sep, 25 2011 @ 07:51 PM
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Launch date set for historic space mission
By Lydia Chen | 2011-9-26
www.shanghaidaily.com...


CHINA is expected to launch its unmanned space module, Tiangong 1, on Thursday night. ...

Tiangong 1, or "Heavenly Palace," will now probably blast off between 9:20pm and 9:30pm on Thursday [jeo: 13:20 - 13:30 UTC], sources at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the northwestern Gansu Province told yesterday's Yang Cheng Evening News.



And a very level-headed antidote to the ignorant media hype:

Mythbusting for Tiangong
by Morris Jones
Sydney, Australia (SPX) Sep 22, 2011
www.spacedaily.com...




posted on Sep, 25 2011 @ 08:27 PM
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soon they will lead the way in space travel....



posted on Sep, 25 2011 @ 09:24 PM
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At least somebody is.
We don't seem to be getting anywhere fast.



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