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China to launch manned spacecraft in June

China will launch a spacecraft this month to conduct its first manned space docking, state media said Saturday, the latest step in a plan aimed at giving the country a permanent space station by 2020.

Jun 09, 2012
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Russia delivers three astronauts to ISS

Two Russians and an American joined three colleagues aboard the International Space Station Thursday for a mission that should include receiving the orbiter's first visit from a private spacecraft.

May 17, 2012
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100 year Starship Project has a new leader

You may have heard by now about the 100 Year Starship project, a new research initiative to develop the technology required to send a manned mission to another star. The project is jointly sponsored by NASA ...

Jan 12, 2012
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