China Says Shenzhou Is Now An Operational Craft

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Launching its fifth manned space mission, China has declared its Shenzhou spacecraft fully operational as it prepares to loft an orbital laboratory, a freighter and, around the end of the decade, a space station. The objectives of the 15-day Shenzhou 10 mission, launched June 11, are to further...

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