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Nanjing (XNA) Apr 22, 2013
The space-tracking ships Yuanwang III and Yuanwang VI departed from a port in east China's Jiangsu Province on Tuesday morning for the upcoming space docking of the Shenzhou-10 spacecraft and Tiangong-1 space lab module.
The Shenzhou-10, China's new manned spacecraft, is expected to blast off sometime between June and August. Scientific experiments will be conducted in the lab module and science lectures will be broadcast to spectators on Earth.
According to the statement, the Yuanwang V will also sail for its mission soon.
Source: Xinhua News Agency
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