China Sends First Astronauts to New Space Station

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    Three astronauts take off for a three-month mission on China’s new space station. The Shenzhou 12 mission, launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in China’s northwest, carries the first crew to set foot aboard the Tianhe (Heavenly Harmony) space station, which was launched earlier this year.

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    China is the third largest country in the world by area and the largest country in the world by population. Properly known as the People’s Republic of China, the political territory of the country includes the former nations of Tibet and Hong Kong. The capital is Beijing.

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