Category: Aeronautics and Astronautics
Event Format: Rocket Launch
Date: June 16, 2012
Location: Jiuquan Space Launch Center, CN
Launch Time: 10:37 UTC (6:37 a.m. EDT)
Shenzhou 9 is scheduled to launch early evening (local time) on June 16th from the Jiuquan Space Launch Center, pad 921 in China. Onboard will be three Chinese astronauts including China's first female astronaut. Shenzhou 9 is scheduled to approach and attempt docking with the Tiangong 1 mini-spacelab which CHina launched at the end of September last year.
Web Site Address: http://english.cntv.cn/special/shenzhou9/index.shtml