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The plunge back to Earth of a defunct Chinese space laboratory will not slow down Beijing's ambitious plans to send humans to the moon.Here is a look at China's space endeavor through the decades, and where it is headed:It took over a decade but in 1970 China's first satellite lifted into space on the back of a Long March rocket.Since then China has sent men and women into space with increasing regularity.In 2016, China launched its second station, the Tiangong-2 lab into orbit 393 kilometers above Earth, in what analysts say will likely serve as a final building block before China launches a manned space station.'SPACE DREAM'Under President Xi Jinping, plans for China's "space dream," as he calls it, have been put into overdrive.
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