China to put Tiangong-1 into space next year

13:16, March 03, 2010      

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China is to put an unmanned space module into space in 2010, a space expert said in Beijing Wednesday.

Weighing about 8.5 tonnes, Tiangong-1 is able to perform long-term unattended operation, which will be an essential step toward building a space station.

Source:Xinhua

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