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credit: CCTV / caption: Could Long March 5 be man rated?

In a 23min 44s one-on-one interview with Flight the head of China’s manned space programme, Dr Zhou Jianping, talked about the future of the Shenzhou spacecraft, the country’s space laboratory plans, how the docking missions will be organised, what Shenzhou-7’s mission meant for those plans and what training the astronauts have had. Go through to the extended portion of this blog post to see the interview video and other videos relating to China’s space programme

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