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China to launch second space lab in 2016 – official

Sep 10, 2014 - 5:05 PM

China will launch its second orbiting space laboratory in two years time the latest step in an ambitious space program Beijing says will one day land a Chinese man on the moon

China's Long March 2F rocket carrying the Tiangong-1 module, or 'Heavenly Palace', blasts off from the Jiuquan launch centre in Gansu province on September 29, 2011. Stringer/AFP