China lifts off 3 astronauts to its space station as it marks presence in space
We witnessed three astronauts lift off toward China's space station, which marks the country's presence in space. The space station is almost complete, and this lift-off is a significant achievement for the Chinese. The Chinese have explored the far side of Mars and the Moon.
China sends astronauts to 'Celestial Palace' in historic space mission
China sent a spacecraft carrying three astronauts to its space station for the first in-orbit crew rotation in Chinese space history, launching operation of the second inhabited outpost in low-earth orbit after the NASA-led International Space Station.