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Live: Launch of China's Shenzhou-10 space mission

Live coverage as China's latest manned space mission is due to get under way.

Three astronauts are set to launch from the Jiuquan spaceport at 17:38 Beijing time (09:38 GMT) on Tuesday.

The crew's capsule will be ejected from the upper stage of the rocket about nine minutes after lift-off.

The Shenzhou-10 craft will then carry its crew to the Tiangong-1 space lab.

  • 11 Jun 2013