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China launches Unmanned Shenzhou 8 Spacecraft

November 1, 2011 Leave a comment

Commander-in-chief of China’s manned space program Chang Wanquan announced that the launch of Shenzhou 8 spacecraft is successful. The unmanned craft blasted off at 5:58 a.m. Beijing Time Tuesday on a Long March CZ-2F rocket at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Inner Mongolia.

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