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China launches rocket to site ahead of crew launch to Tianhe space station

China is preparing to send three astronauts to its new main space station module, although we do not yet know when the launch will take place or who exactly will go.

IN Shenzhou-12 The spacecraft flying the Long March 2F rocket was rolled out at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on Wednesday (June 9), according to Chinese space officials and state media outlets. The reports added that Chinese astronauts, or taikonauts, are being quarantined to prepare for their mission.

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