China to launch second space mission in October
Friday, July 15, 2005
China looks to launch its second manned space mission in October, two years after its first flight, a newspaper reported Friday. The government planned to launch a two-man crew into orbit in September or October on a five to six day flight.
Thecapsule will "preferably be launched in early October," said Sun Weigang, the director of the Space Department of the , said in the report in the newspaper. Chinese officials say to they plan to land an unmanned probe on the moon by 2010 and operate a space station.
- "China looks to October for second space launch" — , July 15, 2005
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