Posted October. 13, 2005 07:06,
Chinas manned spacecraft launch technology has taken another step. China launched its second manned spacecraft, the Shenzhou VI (above) from a base in Jiuquan City in Gansu Province on October 12. Chinas first manned space mission was launched in 2003. Below is a photo of employees at the Shanghai Space Bureau cheering at the launch, which was broadcast live on TV.