Thursday, March 05, 2009

China readies military space station – launch coincides with shuttle phaseout

Craig Covault is reporting on the Spacefilght Now website that the Chinese is aggressively accelerating the pace of its manned space program by developing a 17,000 lb. man-tended military space laboratory planned for launch by late 2010. The mission will coincide with a halt in U.S. manned flight with phase-out of the shuttle.
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