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BEIJING - A Chinese spacecraft on Thursday carried out a successful docking, state media said, two days after the launch of the country's longest manned space mission. 

China's Shenzhou-10 rocket blasts off from the Jiuquan space centre in the Gobi Desert, in Jiuquan, northwest China's Gansu province, on June 11, 2013. The spacecraft on Thursday carried out a successful docking, according to state media.

The Shenzhou-10 spacecraft linked up with the Tiangong-1 module at 0518 GMT in an "automated docking", state news agency Xinhua said.

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