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China’s Space Walk Mission Returns To Earth

From AP: Chinese astronauts return to return to Earth after successfully completing the country’s first-ever spacewalk mission. State broadcaster CCTV showed their Shenzhou 7 spaceship landing under clear skies in the...

China Grounds Flights ahead of Space Launch

From Financial Times: The increasingly exasperated flight crew and passengers on Dragonair flight KA904 to Beijing at first had no idea why they were stuck on the tarmac at Hong Kong airport on Thursday evening. Only after hours...

China Carries Out First Space Walk

From Telegraph: At around 9.40am GMT, Col Zhai depressurized and opened the hatch of his orbiting module and stepped out into the void, 213 miles above earth. As he floated out of the chamber, he turned and waved to a television...

China Launches 3-man Crew Into Space

From AP: China on Thursday successfully launched a three-man crew into space where one of them will make the country’s first spacewalk, the country’s most challenging space mission since first launching a person into...

China Counts To Manned Space Launch

From Reuters: China is counting down to 9.10 p.m. (9:10 a.m. EDT) on September 25 for its third manned space flight that will include a space walk, local media reported on Friday. In October 2003, China became the third country...

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