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China's 'biggest and heaviest' space rocket set for launch



China is set to launch a space module on board a huge ten-minute rocket.

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Tiangong 1 to launch in early September

According to an unnamed source in a position of authority in Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre, the remarkable Chinese unmanned space module Tiangong 1 will be launched soon.
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The Tiangong 1 (Heavenly Palace) space station is in its countdown.
It will be launched by a Long March II-F rocket.

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China will launch two unmanned space modules in the second half of this year, a media report said.
The modules, named Tiangong-1 and Shenzhou-8, will take part in the first space docking manoeuvre ever conducted by Chinese astronauts, said Yang Liwei, deputy head of China's Manned Space Engineering Office.

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China unveils rival to International Space Station

China laid out plans for its future in space yesterday, unveiling details of an ambitious new space station to be built in orbit within a decade.
The project, which one Nasa adviser describes as a "potent political symbol", is the latest phase in China's rapidly developing space programme. It is less than a decade since China put a human into orbit for the first time, and three years since its first spacewalk.
The space station will weigh around 60 tonnes and consist of a core module with two laboratory units for experiments.

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China kicks off manned space station program

China has formally begun its manned space station program, aiming to complete construction of a "relatively large" manned space laboratory around 2020, said a spokesman for the national manned space program.
China was aiming to develop and launch the first part of a space laboratory before 2016, focusing on breakthroughs in living conditions for astronauts and research applications, the spokesman said.

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China plans to launch an unmanned space module, Tiangong-1, in 2011, which is expected to accomplish the country's first space docking and regarded as an essential step toward building a space station, an expert said Wednesday.
Tiangong, or the Heavenly Palace, would finally be transformed into a manned space lab after experimental dockings with three Shenzhou spacecraft, which are expected to be put into space within two years following the module's launch, said Qi Faren, former chief designer of Shenzhou spaceships.

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China's Tiangong 1 space station unveiled
The 8 ton module is scheduled to launch by 2010 with two more modules (Tiangong 2 and Tiangong 3) to follow by 2015 after which Taikonauts will begin to stay in orbit.

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