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Tiangong station staff made of young talent

(China Youth Daily)

15:24, September 30, 2011

Edited and Translated by Ma Xi, People's Daily Online

On Sept. 29, the testing personnel of China's first space lab module Tiangong 1 wait for the countdown at Beijing Aerospace Flight Control Center. This is a young team, with an average age of 32.4 years old.

Qi Faren, former chief designer of China's Shenzhou spaceships, said the team's young age is an advantage in many ways. The cause of China's aerospace development relies on the young people. This young but experienced team plays an important role in China's aerospace undertakings.


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Penang at 2011-09-3060.51.45.*
Congratulation to China on the successful launch of the Tian Gong 1 space station module !May the people of China, and all Chinese in the world, be inspired by this launch and set their sight on the space above.

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