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China to launch manned space mission Shenzhou 11 on Monday
October 16, 2016 / 1:32 AM / in a year

China to launch manned space mission Shenzhou 11 on Monday

BEIJING, Oct 16 (Reuters) - China will launch its two-man space mission Shenzhou 11 on Monday at 7:30 a.m., the state-owned Xinhua news agency said.

The two astronauts will dock with the Tiangong 2 space laboratory and spend about a month there, testing systems and processes for mid-term stays in space and refuelling, besides conducting medical and other experiments. (Reporting by Jake Spring; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

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