Monday, July 25, 2011

China's First Space Station Readies For Launch

Remember that fine speech that the director of NASA gave about the US dominance in space due to the great foundation they had already laid? Wonder if he is starting to choke on those words yet? Cause I was just reading an article on The Daily Galaxy where China is preparing its' Tiangong-1 space station for lift off aboard a Long March II-F carrier booster later this year. Followed later by an unpiloted Shenzhou-8 spacecraft to test their ability to dock with each other. This will be China's first attempt at just such a maneuver.

Read more on The China Daily web page

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