The Desk
As Above, So Below
Only with manual docking technologies, China is fully able to transfer astronauts and cargo to an orbiter in space. They are a key technical foundation for achieving the country's plan to assemble a manned space station in orbit by 2020
A Further Step Into Space
The manned Shenzhou-9 takes the first Chinese woman into space and showcases space-docking technologies
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-China's Shenzhou-9 Mission Successful
-Astronauts Return from China's First Manned Space Docking
-Shenzhou-9 Spacecraft Prepared to Return
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China to Benefit from Space Technology
Shenzhou-9 Safely Returns to Earth
Hu Talks With Astronauts Aboard Tiangong-1
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Firsts of Shenzhou-9 Mission
First Chinese woman in space

Astronauts enter Tiangong-1

First manual space docking

Longest stay in space
Jing Haipeng, 45, commanding officer, member of Shenzhou-7 in September 2008
Liu Wang,    43,                air force pilot, astronaut trainee since January 1998
Liu Yang,    33,           China's first female astronaut
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