posted on Jun, 4 2013 @ 02:32 PM
.....BEIJING (Reuters) - China will launch its next manned rocket in the middle of this month, carrying three astronauts to an experimental space
The Shenzhou 10 space ship and its rocket had already been moved to the launch area at a remote site in the Gobi desert, the official Xinhua news
Once in orbit, the Shenzhou 10 will link up with the Tiangong (Heavenly Palace) 1 module...
Chinese astronauts carried out a manned docking with the module for the first time last June.
The Tiangong 1 is a trial module, not the building block of a space station.
edit on 4-6-2013 by MuzzleBreak because: (no reason given)
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