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Wang Yaping, who became China's second female astronaut in space in 2013, visited the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre this week along with school children as part of a outreach project. #space #astronaut #chinese 
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China opens a busy 2017 for space with launch of TJS-2 experimental communications satellite. Article: https://goo.gl/D86TmY

China has opened what promises to be a busy 2017 for space with the launch of the TJS-2 experimental communications technology satellite to geostationary orbit from Xichang on Thursday, January 5.
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Chang'e-5: China is preparing a 2017 Moon sample return mission - the first for over 40 years #china #space #moon 
Scientists in China are engaged in intense preparations for the launch of the Chang'e-5 lunar probe in the second half of 2017, which will collect samples from the Moon and return them to Earth.
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China launches two SuperView-1 hi-res imaging satellites and a cubsesat from Taiyuan 
China launched two high-resolution remote sensing satellites from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in North China on Wednesday.
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China launches carbon-tracking TanSat in record-breaking mission. Mission includes collaboration with the Finnish Meteorological Institute and will help global tracking of carbon dioxide emissions. #space #climatechange #climate #china 
China launched its first carbon tracking satellite on Wednesday as part of efforts to understand, monitor and tackle climate change, while also setting a national record for space missions.
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Who ya gonna call? Smogbusters! #airquality #environment #beijing
Beijing is to organise an environmental police force in 2017 in a bid to strengthen environmental protection and supervision, acting mayor Cai Qi said Saturday.
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Chinese commercial space player ExPace launches 3 small satellites on a Kuaizhou-1A rocket from Jiuquan 
Chinese commercial space player ExPace sent three small satellites into orbit on a Kuaizhou-1A solid-fuelled rocket early on Monday as the corporation looks to gain a foothold in the domestic and international launch market.
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China to attempt close to 30 space launches in 2017, including mission to refuel Tiangong-2 and the first Moon sample return for over 40 years

The main contractor for China's space program will attempt close to 30 launches in 2017, according to a media report on Tuesday, as the country continues to ramp up its space activities.
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China's SuperView-1 satellites begin to raise orbits after rocket underperformance #space #satellite
Two Chinese high-resolution remote sensing satellites are using onboard propulsion to raise their altitudes after an apparent underperformance of their Long March 2D launch vehicle left them in lower than intended orbits.
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China, United Nations to issue call for science proposals for Chinese Space Station in early 2017 
The China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) are to soon issue an international call for science project proposals from UN member states for the future Chinese space station.
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Cool, hope to be make it soon
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