Two families leave China 100 years ago, This is a journal recording their passage, their so-journ in Borneo and then on to Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, England and beyond. A fascinating account of how time and place have changed the members.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Chinese rocket launch
(Photo weather dot.com)
Came home from my Chinese Network meeting just in time to watch the launching of the Chinese Rocket on live China channel 9.
Chinese rocket launch marks giant leap towards space station
By Kathrin Hille in Beijing
China launched its longest-ever space mission on Tuesday, marking another milestone on its path towards developing its own space station.
Shenzhou-X lifted off at 5.38pm from the space centre near the northwestern town of Jiuquan with three astronauts on board. They will stay in space for 15 days, the China Manned Space Engineering Office said.