China will launch its Shenzhou IX manned spacecraft at 6:37 pm Saturday, sending the country's first female astronaut into space.
China will launch the Shenzhou IX manned spacecraft at 6:37 pm Saturday and send the country's first female astronaut into space.
China's first female astronaut, Liu Yang, is expected to improve the Shenzhou IX mission crew's working efficiency, a spokeswoman of China's manned space program said Friday.
The Shenzhou IX manned spacecraft will be launched at 6:37 pm Saturday, according to a decision made by China's manned space program headquarters.
Liu Yang China's first woman in space
China's manned submersible, the Jiaolong, threw ballast iron and began to rise after reaching the depth of over-6,000 meters of the Mariana Trench on Friday.
China's manned deep-sea submersible, the Jiaolong, reached the depth of 6,000 meters.
China's manned submersible, Jiaolong, made its first dive in the Mariana Trench on Friday, as part of a bid to attempt the country's deepest-ever 7,000-meter manned dive.
A car manufacture plans to display its cars with the rocket model as the country gets energized for the launch of the manned Shenzhou IX spacecraft.
Shenzhou-IX manned spacecraft is in final preparations for its launch, paving the way for China's first manned space docking mission.
The Shenzhou-9 went into the final phase of pre-launch preparations on Wednesday ahead of China's first manned space docking mission.
The Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft mission successfully completed its first full-system drill on Tuesday afternoon, and everything went well.
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