China's ambition to launch a permanently-crewed space station is a little closer today after the nation successfully launched its first robot space truck.
The Tianzhou-1 cargo resupply spacecraft lifted off early evening on Thursday on a Long March-7 Y2 rocket from the Wenchang Satellite Launch Centre in the southern island province of Hainan.
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Peterson, called up from Triple-A before the game, hooked a drive around the Pesky Pole in right, making it 2-0 in the second. RAYS KEY TRENDS: The Rays have lost five of their last six games overall and are just 1-5 in their last six divisional games.
It is expected to dock in two days with the Tiangong 2 space laboratory, or "Heavenly Palace 2", where two astronauts spent a month last October in China's longest-ever manned space mission.
China is conducting stem cell experiments to investigate the possibility of human reproduction in space aboard cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1, according to the Tianzhou's engineer.
Support for marijuana legalization is at an all-time high
At the same time, the federal government has threatened to enforce federal drug laws against states where marijuana use is legal. That marks a five-percent increase over a year ago and the highest percentage ever recorded since CBS began asking the question.
Chinese officials are now looking to internationalize their own program by offering to help finance other countries missions to Tiangong 2. Once fully developed, the 54t Tiangong 2 station will operate for a minimum of ten years.
In late 2013, China's Jade Rabbit rover landed on the Moon to great national fanfare, but ran into severe technical difficulties.
El EI asume la autoría del ataque de París
Tras el ataque circuló en las redes sociales video del momento en que un grupo de oficiales se enfrentan al atacante, que ha sido identificado como Abu Yussef, por el Estado Islámico .
The six tonnes (6,000kg) of cargo it hauled on this mission is significant, as that's the same payload SpaceX's Dragon can haul and a little more than Orbital's ATK or current Russian re-supply vessels.
After almost two decades of heartache in the tournaments that define careers, Garcia finally showed the mettle to win a major. Garcia's fourth shot, a wedge, left him with a 6-footer for par; Rose's third, a chip, stopped at 7 feet for birdie.
Everything would have seemed normal if not for a row of TV trucks parked along the boulevard that is a must-visit for tourists. Francois Fillon, who is the conservative candidate, said he would cancel the campaign events he had been planning for Friday.
Figures published by pollster Venebarometro show seven in 10 Venezuelans disapprove of Maduro, whose term does not end until 2019. On Thursday, Maduro said the opposition was ready to begin a political dialogue, which his opponents denied.
Enrique forlornly turned to Paco Alcacer from the bench as the host played with four forwards for the final half hour. The Colombian then had another shot turned behind by Barca goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
FC's Raf Honigstein says that Borussia Dortmund's Champions League defeats were tainted by the attack on the team bus. But Islamic studies scholars voiced "considerable doubts" about their authenticity , they said.
ET) when a auto stopped in front of a police van, according to French Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre Henry Brandet. A French policeman was shot dead and two others were wounded in Thursday night's attack in central Paris .
Contributor Donny Deutsch said he was floored Palin was able to communicate "a single coherent thought". Sarah Palin (R) won the praise of Morning Joe for her interview Thursday with CNN's Jake Tapper.
There have also been talks of a knitted brain hat - similar to the "Pussyhats" donned by demonstrators at the Women's March. Unfortunately, we're living in a time where lies are presented as "alternative facts" and science is pooh-poohed as theory.
Co-owner Art Cullen won the editorial writing award for challenging powerful corporate agricultural interests in the state. Harvard graduate Mr Fahrenthold was honoured in the category of National Reporting , having spent 16 years at the Post .
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Houston survives 51-point production of Westbrook
They will go as far as Westbrook takes them. "My opinion on All-Defensive team is different than you guys", Westbrook said. The Rockets simply look like the better team overall, and it probably wouldn't shock many if the series ends in OKC.
McDonald's employees lead police to alleged murder
Erie is only a 2-hour drive from Cleveland. " Steve Stephens " death marked a violent end to a almost 48-hour nationwide manhunt. Amid all the anger and grief, Miller said he forgives the killer after stressing that the family wants justice, not vengeance.
Chicago Bulls take 2-0 lead, Toronto Raptors level series
His coach Brad Stevens gave Thomas the option of playing or missing the first game or two of the playoffs to be with his family. The Bulls and Celtics don't square off again until Friday, but here's three takeaways from Game 2 to tide you over until then.
Alonso and Robben relive El Clasico showdowns
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique confessed Juventus "played better over the two legs and can win the Champions League this season". In contrast, Barcelona have won just two of their previous five in all competitions and were dumped out of Europe in midweek.
Tennessee girl safe, teacher arrested
He also said Thomas didn't seem right either. "She spoke very few words and he would try and like, talk for her a lot", he said. Because the AMBER Alert stated that Cummins could be armed, the department's Special Response Team responded carefully.
5 takeaways from Patriots' 2017 schedule release
The Patriots will host the Falcons in Week 7 on Monday morning, October 23 at 1.30am in a rematch of Super Bowl LI. Given its relatively late position on the schedule, this game could carry significant playoff implications.
Vettel 'forefront' of title chase, says Ferrari boss
"We had a problem in the pitstop, Lewis had the five-second penalty, and Valtteri had too much pressure in his tyres". This put Bottas in second place, but he then backed off to let the quicker Hamilton through to chase Vettel down.
White House pushes uncertain bid to revive health care bill
A White House source said they could potentially have a vote by the end of next week, though they put the chances at 50-50. Without those "cost-sharing reductions", insurers warn that they will have to sharply raise prices or leave the markets.
United Will Testify At House Hearing
His lawyer said the 69-year-old man suffered a broken nose, concussion and other injuries when he was removed from the flight. He said the airline will have more to say later this month after it finishes a review of its policies on overbooked flights.
Bayern goalkeeper, Neuer to miss rest of the season
Dortmund are also looking to heal their European heartache when they face Borussia Moenchengladbach away on Saturday. Sven Ulreich will deputise, while Bayern are without Spain defender Javi Martinez, who has a leg knock.