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China launches first three-man crew to new space station


China launched the first three astronauts on a mission to its new space station in its first crewed venture in five years. The mission is the third of 11 planned through next year to add the additional sections to the station and send up crews and supplies. A fresh three-member crew and a cargo ship with supplies will be sent in three months.

The mission is the third of 11 planned through next year to add the additional sections to the station and send up crews and supplies.

A fresh three-member crew and a cargo ship with supplies will be sent in three months.

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