Two Telescopes For Tiangong

Sydney, Australia (SPX) Nov 18, 2010 In 2011, China will launch Tiangong 1, a small space laboratory. Later that year, China will perform its first docking test in space when the unmanned Shenzhou 8 spacecraft docks with Tiangong 1. In 2012, Shenzhou 9 will be launched, taking the first crew to the space laboratory. Television footage of Tiangong 1 has given us a fairly clear view of its exterior, but yielded little insight i

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