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1st Ld: China's Shenzhou-11 manned spacecraft blasts off

Xinhua, October 17, 2016 Adjust font size:

China on Monday launched manned spacecraft Shenzhou-11 that will dock with the space lab Tiangong-2.

The spacecraft, with two male astronauts on board, was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China's Gobi desert on the back of a Long March-2F carrier rocket. Endit