News file for: Shenzhou
The Tiangong-2 lab module will be launched in two years as a precursor to the building of a space station in 2020.
China’s Shenzhou-10 spacecraft will be launched sometime between June and August, the China National Space Administration announced.
Academics at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering have voted in their top 10 scientific innovations of 2012.
Chinese astronauts are researching how to grow fresh vegetables in space, reports the state-run Xinhua news agency.
At 2:00 p.m. sharp on Monday, China became the third nation in the world besides the US and Russia to demonstrate its capability to dock a spacecraft with an orbiting space station.