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Shenzhou-X to return on Wed morning

Updated: 2013-06-25 15:09
( Xinhua)

BEIJING - China's Shenzhou-X spacecraft will return to the Earth at about 8 am Wednesday as scheduled.

The spacecraft Shenzhou-X on Tuesday morning docked with the target module Tiangong-1 from behind after flying around the latter, the Beijing Aerospace Control Center said.

This marked the success of China's first such flying-around and docking test.

The spacecraft, with three astronauts aboard, was launched on June 11.

 

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