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China's Shenzhou-11 space mission blasts off – video

The Shenzhou-11 spacecraft blasts off from the Jiuquan satellite launch centre with astronauts Jing Haipeng and Chen Dong on board. This is the third space mission for Jing, 50, and the first for Chen, 38. They will stay in the Tiangong-2 space lab for 30 days and carry out experiments after the spacecraft docks with the orbiting lab, which was launched on 15 September Continue reading...
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