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Shenzhou VII, BX-1, and ISS

By Keith Cowing
February 12, 2009

China microsat approaches the ISS, AGI
“The astronauts on board China’s third manned space mission deployed a microsat (BX-1) from their Shenzhou VII spacecraft. After release, the BX-1 came within 23km of the International Space Station (ISS). To experience how this mission unfolded, please review one of the following resources …”
Editor’s note: Looking at the video, I guess you could say that Shenzhou VII “approached ISS too”.

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