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China to Carry Out Manned Space Flight

from BBC News Online

China has announced it will carry out a manned space flight at some point in the middle of June.

A rocket carrying the Shenzhou 9 spacecraft has been moved to a launch pad in the north-west of the country.

According to state news agency Xinhua, it will carry three astronauts--possibly including a woman--to the Tiangong 1 space station module.

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