Launch preps begin for next Chinese human spaceflight
Three astronauts will fly into space on the Shenzhou 9 mission, which will be China's fourth human spaceflight.
Shenzhou 9 could carry China's first female space flier, according to state media. One official Chinese website indicated the mission would include a woman.
The identities of the Shenzhou 9 crew members have not been announced, and the mission's duration remains secret.