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Shenzhou-10 Lands Safety in Inner Mongolia

Shenzhou-10 and its three crew members returned to earth safety yesterday after completing its longest manned space mission. This is just one major step towards its goal of building a permanent space station by the year 2020. The return capsule touchdown in the grasslands of Inner Mongolia at 8:07 am which was also shown through [...]

Jun 27 2013, 10:35 am | Posted in Space | Read More »

Shenzhou-10 Manned Spacecraft to Launch Today

Today at 5:38 pm, China will be launching its fifth manned spacecraft with three astronauts ten years after the country’s first astronaut was brought to space. The Shenzhou-10 manned ship will carry two men Zhang Xiaoguang and Nie Haisheng and a female astronaut Wang Yaping. Wang will be the second woman to join the manned [...]

Jun 11 2013, 8:19 am | Posted in Featured,Space | Read More »

Cold Weather to Greet Residents this New Year

Cold Weather to Greet Residents this New Year

Residents are advised to wrap themselves up and keep warm as they welcome in the New Year on Monday. The city will be experiencing a cold front from the North and temperatures is expected to reach 6 degrees Celsius. The cold air will be sustained and accompanied light wind and rain. There will be sunny [...]

Dec 28 2012, 12:12 pm | Posted in Space | Read More »

China Issues Orange Alert as Heavy Snowstorms Hits

China Issues Orange Alert as Heavy Snowstorms Hits

As heavy snowstorms are expected to hit the northern regions of China, the National Meteorological Center issued a warning against possible blizzards. The warning hiked the weather alert level to the second highest level as heavy snow hit the central and eastern parts of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region most part of Beijing and northern and [...]

Nov 5 2012, 12:03 pm | Posted in Space | Read More »

Tropical Storm Kai-tak Affected Several Cities in South China

Tropical Storm Kai-tak Affected Several Cities in South China

More than 1.26 million people in South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region were affected by typhoon Kai-tak the 13thstorm for this year, after hitting landfall Friday afternoon via Beibu Gulf in Guangzi. Coastal cities of Beihai, Fangchenggang, Qinzhou, and Yulin were also hit by storms and gales. The storm caused several power outages in Guangxi, [...]

Aug 20 2012, 8:42 am | Posted in Space | Read More »

Mars Rover Executes Flawless Landing on Mars

Mars Rover Executes Flawless Landing on Mars

We are all wheels down on Mars, the official word from mission control as NASA’s new Mars rover Curiosity executed a flawless landing sequence on the surface of its new home. As engineers hugged, applauded and shed a few tears, deputy project director Richard Cook said that the landing rocked and was so cool. Just [...]

Aug 7 2012, 8:15 am | Posted in Space | Read More »

Crew Succesfully Completes First Manual Space Docking

Crew Succesfully Completes First Manual Space Docking

The crew of Chinese spacecraft Shenzhou-9 successfully completed its first manual docking in orbit. Creating a milestone in the country’s ambitious program in building a space station. The spacecraft linked with Tiangong-1 just a week into the manned space mission following an automatic docking last Monday. Astronaut Liu Wang described the maneuver is like threading [...]

Jun 25 2012, 8:54 am | Posted in Space | Read More »

Shenzhou-9 Set to Dock with Orbiting Space Station Today

Shenzhou-9 Set to Dock with Orbiting Space Station Today

After its launch last Saturday, the Shenzhou -9 spacecraft carrying China’s first female astronaut along with her two male companions made a planned change course yesterday while on their way to dock with Tiangong-1 space station. The course change is one of the five planned orbit changes. The spacecraft is set to dock with Tiangong-1 [...]

Jun 18 2012, 8:55 am | Posted in Space | Read More »

Shenzhou-9 in its Final Phase of Launch Preparations

Shenzhou-9 in its Final Phase of Launch Preparations

Shenzhou-9 is now in its final phase of its pre launch preparations ahead of China’s first manned space docking mission while its carrier rocket is being injected with rocket propellant. The Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center’s Command Center is in its ready to launch status. Wang Jun, the one responsible for pushing the ignition key for [...]

Jun 14 2012, 11:19 am | Posted in Space | Read More »

City to View Another Rare Astronomical Phenomenon

City to View Another Rare Astronomical Phenomenon

It seems that Shenzhen is a great place to view space phenomenon as the city is preparing to view Venus transit across the face of the sun tomorrow. This will be the last Venus transit visible this century that will last for several hours. The transits will be on December 2117 and December 2125. A [...]

Jun 5 2012, 10:10 am | Posted in Space | Read More »

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