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February 03, 2016
Last Launch for Long March 2F/G
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At some time this year, China will launch the Tiangong 2 space laboratory. It will look much like its predecessor, Tiangong 1: A stubby cylindrical crew module with a smaller service module at its rear. Tiangong 2 is expected to feature several upgrades, including a regenerative life-support system. Last year, this analyst concluded that the next Tiangong module will also be the last Tiangong. If China plans to launch the first module of the Chinese Space Station in 2018, there simply won't be eno ... read more

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China launches Yaogan-29 remote sensing satellite
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China's scientific satellites to enter uncharted territory
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China to launch Dark Matter Satellite in mid-December
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