Shenzhou 9 Launch

, China project manager and senior analyst | June 16, 2012, 12:48 pm EST
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This is a video captured from a live Chinese television broadcast of the complete launch of the Shenzhou 9 spacecraft on the afternoon of June 16, 2012. The video begins a few seconds before ignition and continues through entry into the assigned orbit and the opening of the spacecraft’s solar panels.

A detailed history of China’s space station plans is available here.

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