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Spokesman: China to Build Space Station in 2020

China aims to set up a space station in 2020 and before that it will launch a "simple" space lab in 2011, said a spokesman of the country's manned space program on Sunday evening.

The station will be attended to by human beings, said Wang Zhaoyao at a press conference following the successful landing of the country's third manned mission Shenzhou-7.

The orbiter docking technology will be tested after the Shenzhou-7 mission, he said.

(Xinhua News Agency September 28, 2008)

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