Chinese astronauts go hands-on, manually dock with orbiting module

Chinese astronauts go hands-on, manually dock with orbiting module

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New Looks like China continues to add to its space cred after recently joining the rarefied ranks of countries that have successfully docked craft in the final frontier. Fresh off from the recent joining of the Shenzhou 9 capsule with the Tiangong 1 orbiting module, China's three astronauts have now...
Chinese astronauts go hands-on, manually dock with orbiting module
                             

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