China's space station module launch under way
China plans to launch an unmanned space module, part of a planned space station, within the next few days.
Preparations are underway around the launching pad in the Gobi Desert.
The launch of the Tiangong 1 or the 'Heavenly Palace' is expected to take place in time for China's National Day celebrations on October 1.
Xiaoyun Yao reports.
- 20 September 2011
- BBC News