China spacecraft dock together in orbit over Earth (AP)

In this photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency, a 3D animation shows China's Shenzhou 8 spacecraft docking with Tiangong-1 space lab module on a screen at the Beijing Aerospace Control Center in Beijing, capital of China, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011.  China moved one step closer to setting up its own space station early Thursday, with the two spacecraft docking successfully above the earth.  Shenzhou 8 launched Tuesday from a base in far western China. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Wang Yongzhuo) NO SALESAP - Two unmanned Chinese spacecraft docked successfully and were orbiting the Earth together Thursday in a step that moves China closer to manning its own space station in about a decade.

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