hina has begun final preparations for launching its first manned spacecraft as early as mid-October, and is solidifying plans for a three-phase unmanned lunar exploration program starting with a mission to orbit the Moon as early as 2006. And stressing international space ties, Chinese managers have announced they are extending the development of large, advanced remote-sensing spacecraft with Brazil, while also entering the hardware test phase with five European sensors to be flown on ...


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