Chinese space agency officials on Friday announced plans to for another manned mission to space, the third such mission in just over a year. Officials, speaking just days ahead of China’s 18th Communist Party Congress kickoff, said it will launch three astronauts in June 2013. The crew will likely include two male and one female astronauts, all three of whom are scheduled to enter the Tiangong 1 space lab module, according to Niu Hongguang, deputy commander-in-chief of China's manned space program... To continue reading, subscribe to The Space Reporter today.
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