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For the first time, China docks spacecraft in orbit

With China’s aim to begin a space station, it successfully joined two space vehicles together in orbit for the first time. The unmanned Shenzhou 8 craft made contact with the Tiangong-1 space. The two spacecrafts will circle the globe. While this time the spaceship did not have astronauts, it will in its future missions.

The Shenzhou 8 will return to Earth so that scientists can carry out experiments with capsules recovered from the orbit. Kiran Kidwai – International Desk, NMTV

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