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China launches 2 astronauts to the Tiangong-2 lab for a 30-day visit that will set the nation’s new record for staying in space

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hina's ambitious space program took another step forward with the launch of the Shenzhou-11 spacecraft for a trip to an orbiting lab. By 2020, the nation intends to send an unmanned rover to Mars, and by 2025, it wants to put an astronaut on the moon.
1 year ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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