(June 16th, 2012) Raw footage with on board camera as well. A historical moment in space exploration for China today.
(CNN) China made history Saturday when it launched a spacecraft sending the nation's first female astronaut in space. The Shenzhou-9 launched Saturday afternoon, carrying Liu Yang and two male astronauts, Jing Haipeng and Liu Wang. State media aired the launch held at a satellite center in Jiuquan.
Liu, 33, was the deputy head of a flight unit in the nation's air force, according to China's Xinhua news agency.
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