Sep 25

Shenzhou 7 Spacecraft Blasts Off

Written by: Nimrod | Filed under:News, technology | Tags:, ,
39 Comments » newest 2008-09-28 01:09:04

This morning, the Shenzhou 7 spacecraft carrying Zhai Zhigang, Liu Boming, and Jing Haipeng successfully took off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center and entered orbit. This is a major event in China, as a space walk (the first for the Chinese space program) is planned on this 3-day mission (on the 27th).

Shenzhou 7 launched by a Long March 2F rocket

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