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China astronauts back on Earth

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China's Shenzhou VII space capsule has returned to Earth after a successful mission orbiting the planet.

The three astronauts who conducted China's first space walk landed landed in the Mongolian desert to rapturous applause from the mission control centre and have since left the spacecraft.

These edited pictures were broadcast live on Chinese TV.

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