Chinese astronauts entered the country's orbiting space laboratory Tiangong-1 for the first time on Monday, and they will live and work there for about 10 days, paving the way for the construction of a space station around 2020.
Information technology guru Liu Chuanzhi resigned on June 18 as president of Legend Holdings Ltd, the parent company of the world's second-largest PC maker Lenovo Group Ltd, according to a statement released by Legend.
As a member of the crew for China's latest space docking mission, Liu Yang became the country's first female astronaut entering space when Shenzhou-9 blasted into space atop a Long March-2F rocket on Saturday evening.
A senior Chinese designer involved in preparations for Saturday's successful launch of Shenzhou-9, the country's fourth manned spaceship, has told Xinhua he expects more international input in future space missions.
China's fourth manned spacecraft lifted off at 6:37 pm on Saturday, sending its first female astronaut into space and history. Chinese space station to benefit world Int'l cooperation in space program urged