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China's Shenzhou-9 spacecraft returns to Earth

29 June 2012 Last updated at 01:33 BST

China's Shenzhou-9 spacecraft will return to earth with its three crew members following a 13-day mission.

The craft is expected to land in the Inner Mongolia region of China at about 10:00 (02:00 BST) on Friday.

The astronauts on board carried out a series of experiments during the trip, as well carrying out a successful manual docking with a lab module.

Russell Trott reports.