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Chinese astronauts enter space station following docking

October 19, 2016 2:14 AM
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China says a pair of astronauts aboard have entered the country's orbiting space station for a month-long stay.

The official Xinhua News Agency says the Shenzhou 11 spacecraft that blasted off Monday morning docked early Wednesday with the Tiangong 2 station. It says veteran mission commander Jing Haipeng opened the hatch and entered the station that was launched last month, followed by astronaut Chen Dong, w...

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