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Chinas Shenzhou 10 Ship Docks With Space Lab

Chinas Shenzhou 10 Ship Docks With Space Lab

In this TV grab, Chinas latest manned space capsule docked with the lab, the Tiangong-1 in space, 13 June 2013. Chinas latest manned space capsule docked with an orbiting space station Thursday (13 June 2013) and the three astronauts climbed aboard what will be their home for the next week, state media reported. Automated controls guided the Shenzhou-10s docking with the space lab, the Xinhua News Agency said. After entering the space lab, the crew exchanged their space gear for blue jumpsuits, Xinhua said. During their 12-day stay at the lab, the astronauts will perform a manual docking exercise and conduct scientific experiments. They will also deliver a series of science lectures part of an outreach to increase the space programs popularity among younger Chinese. The lab, the Tiangong-1, is an experimental space station. In operation for less than two years, i
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June 13, 2013
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