Tuesday, 21st, 2017 | 6:53AM Updated

The H-2A Launch Vehicle No. 26 carrying Hayabusa 2, an asteroid probe of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), lifts off from the launch pad at the JAXA's Tanegashima Space Center.
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China is planning to launch more than 30 space missions in 2017.
China Launches First Commercial Rocket Mission

The Shenzhou 11 manned spacecraft at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.
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Lettuce grows in the Tiangong-2 space lab.
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An artist's rendition of the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft hovering over Bennu the asteroid.
What can the world’s largest single-dish radio telescope in China do?

File photo of the lauch of the Tiangong-1 space laboratory. China is using its own sun simulator to study the effects of solar radiation on spacecraft like this and help design better ones.
China loses control of Tiangong-1; Space lab hurtling towards Earth as abandoned fireball?

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