China has successfully carried out its first manned space docking, according to official state media.
China has announced plans for its first manned space docking, and says it will launch the mission as early as this month.
China's successfully recovered its unmanned Shenzhou-8 spacecraft, following its docking with the country's fledgling space station Tiangong-1.
China's announced the details of its plans for a space station - and says it should be finished within the next ten years.
China plans to launch the first module of its planned space station next year.