Monday, October 31, 2011

Shenzhou-8 Fueled and Set for Launch

China's unmanned Shenzhou-8 spacecraft is ready for launch.  It's Long March 2F booster will be fueled today.

Shenzhou-8 will attempt China's first space docking with the orbiting Tiangong-1 module.

Launch is now scheduled for:
  • November 1 5:58 am local time
  • October 31 21:57 GMT
  • October 31 5:58 pm EDT

The launch should be carried live on CCTV.