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Shenzhou-9 spacecraft to return around 10 a.m. today

(People's Daily Online)

08:10, June 29, 2012

Beijing, June 29 (People's Daily Online)—The Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft will return to Earth around 10 a.m. Beijing Time today, a spokesperson for China's manned space program announced on Thursday.

A manual operation successfully separated the Shenzhou-9 spacecraft and the Tiangong-1 lab module Thursday morning, according to the Beijing Aerospace Control Center.

People’s Daily Online will live broadcast the whole process of the return of the Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft.


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