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China's 1st manned space mission
Successful manned spaceship launch: a pride of China
BEIJING, Oct. 15, 2003 (Xinhuanet) -- The successful launch of China's first manned spaceship Wednesday morning represents a pride of the whole Chinese nation noted for its industriousness and independent development.
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"Shenzhou-5" escape capsule successfully destroyed
Recently, an engineering academy of the General Staff of People's Liberation Army (PLA) successfully destroyed the escape capsule of Shenzhou-5 spacecraft
Yang Liwei -- from space cadet to Space Hero
China's first astronaut Yang Liwei was officially awarded the title Space Hero and presented with a badge of honor for his spacefaring merits by the
China's first astronaut crowned "Space Hero"
China's first astronaut Yang Liweiwas conferred the title of "Space Hero" on Friday at a high-profile rally celebrating the country's first manned space
More foreign leaders congratulate China on manned space flight
More foreign leaders have extended congratulations to their Chinese counterparts on the success of China's first manned space flight.
From A-bomb to Shenzhou-5
The safe landing of China's first spaceman on the grassland of north China's Inner Mongolia Thursday morning has made China the third country in the
Eyes on the skies
China's billion-dollar manned spaceflight program, 11 years after its initiation, paid off Thursday when the country's first astronaut Yang Liwei safely
China declares manned space mission successful
China announced the success of its first manned spaceflight and the safe return of astronaut Yang Liwei Thursday morning. Premier Wen
NASA applauds China space launch
U.S. space agency NASA has added its voice to congratulations being sent to Chinese mission controllers following the launch Wednesday of China's first
Astronaut lands safely
Lt. Col.Yang Liwei, China's first astronaut in space, stepped out of the re-entry module after landing safely here in north
Shenzhou-5 spaceship begins to return
The re-entry module of China's first manned spacecraft Shenzhou-5 has just departed from the propulsion module and its speed is being reduced on the way
China greets world from space
Yang Liwei, China's home-trained astronaut sent into orbit by a home-made spacecraft, said "hello" to people all over the world while his spaceship was
Chinese astronaut calls family from space
Chinese astronaut Yang Liwei told his family in a phone call from space he felt "very good" in space, which looks splendid, space officials said
US congratulates on China for space milestone
Sean O'Keefe, administrator of the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Wednesday congratulated China on its first
Successful manned spaceship launch: a pride of Chinese nation
The successful launch of China's first manned spaceship Wednesday morning represents a pride of the whole Chinese nation noted for its industriousness
Country's long-cherished dream comes true
The launch of Shenzhou-5 carrying the first Chinese astronaut into outer space indicates that a dream cherished by the Chinese people and their leaders
Shenzhou-5 completes orbit shift
Shenzhou-5 successfully completed orbit shift at 15:57 (Beijing time) Wednesday and is flying on a circular orbit 343 kilometers from the Earth, according
Shenzhou-5 carrier rocket adopts 55 new technologies
The "Long-March" CZ-2F carrier rocket that launched manned Shenzhou-5 spacecraft has adopted 55 new technologies, including fault detection and
Shenzhou-5 carrier rocket adopts 55 new technologies
The "Long-March" CZ-2F carrier rocket that launched manned Shenzhou-5 spacecraft has adopted 55 new technologies, including fault detection and
President Hu hails successful launch of Shenzhou V
President Hu Jintao hailed China'ssuccess in hurling its first manned spacecraft into the orbit Wednesday, calling it "the glory of our great motherland
China sends man into space
China successfully sent its first astronaut into outer space by a home-made manned spacecraft,the Shenzhou-5, Wednesday morning and became the
China's first astronaut debuts
Three and a half hours before liftoff, Lieutenant Colonel Yang Liwei, in shiny space suit,asked Li Jinai, commander of China's manned space
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China's first astronaut crowned "Space Hero"
Shenzhou-5 re-entry capsule passes to research institute
Re-entry capsule to be shipped back to Beijing
Stamps issued to mark the successful manned space mission
Simulated picture of Shenzhou V
China celebrates the successful launch of Shenzhou V
Chinese astronaut calls family from space
Launch Control Center in Beijing
First manned mission takes off
Yang Liwei pilots Shenzhou V flight
Facts & Figues
From A-bomb to Shenzhou-5
The safe landing of China's first spaceman on the grassland of north China's Inner Mongolia Thursday morning has made China the third country in the world that
Backgrounder: solar panels -- power station for Shenzhou
As Shenzhou-5 departed from its rocket carrier and entered into the preset orbit, the two pairs ofsolar panels stretched out like huge wings, converting
Facts and Figures: Shenzhou-5
Following are some of the major facts and figures about Shenzhou-5 spacecraft: 1. The spacecraft was 8.86 meters in total length, and
Backgrounder: Chronology of China's space program
The following are the major eventsin China's space technology development since the 1950s: Oct. 8, 1956: China opens its first institute on
Backgrounder: China's three major space launch bases
There are three major space launch bases in China, namely, the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center and the Xichang
Backgrounder: China's "Long March" carrier rockets
With Shenzhou-5 spaceship blasted into space, China's "Long March" carrier rockets have created the 29th successful launch record in the history of China'
Development of international manned spaceflight
International manned space exploration will develop in five major directions, namely, establishment of international space stations, space-basedflights,
China's four unmanned space flights
China is to launch its first manned spacecraft at an appropriate time between Oct. 15 and 17, following four successful unpiloted flights since 1999, and
China looks to launch moon probe in three years
China plans to launch an explorer to the Moon as early as in three years time. The Beijing Youth Daily newspaper reports that the Chang'e lunar probe will
White Paper: China's Space Activities
Introduction The scope of mankind's activities has experienced expansion from land to ocean, from ocean to atmosphere, and from atmosphere to outer space. Space technology,

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