China plans second manned spaceflight

Posted on Monday, July 18 2005 @ 5:55 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
China is planning to launch its second manned spacecraft (Shenzhou VI) in October. The craft will carry two men into orbit for five or six days. The country also plans to launch two new weather satellites to improve forecasts for the Olympic plays in Beijing in 2008.

Read more at Xinhua

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