China successfully docked two robotic spacecraft in orbit on Nov. 3, 2011 Beijing Time, joining an elite group of nations who have demonstrated the art of space rendezvous. Take a look at how the space docking occurred and how it stacks up against space station firsts of Russia and the United States in the infographic above.
(Image: © Karl Tate, SPACE.com Contributor)
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