Text Version
RSS Feeds
Newsletter
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  SERVICES
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -Newsletter
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
 -
 -
3 astronauts for Shenzhou-7 mission confirmed
+ -
15:08, September 16, 2008

 Related News
 China's second generation of astronauts draws concern at home and abroad
 Shop fails to lure tourists
 Sprinter loves his flexi-feet
 Disabled charities call for more help
 Determination leads to silver
 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
China's third manned spacecraft, Shenzhou-7 is set to launch on September 25, 2008. Three astronauts to undertake the mission have been confirmed.

The three astronauts are Zhai Zhigang, Liu Boming and Jing Haipeng. Among the three people, Zhai Zhigang is the hottest candidate to conduct spacewalk during the space mission. He was selected for Shenzhou-5 plan and Shenzhou-6 plan in the past.


Zhai Zhigang (File photo)

Zhai Zhigang, 42, joined Chinese Air Force in 1985 and has more than 1,000-hour safe flight records.

By People's Daily Online



  Your Message:   Most Commented:
Russia warns against NATO membership for Georgia 
Why some Western media scared of reportage on true China
Why EU leaders call special, emergency summit?
US-India nuclear agreement going through bottleneck
EU wants to be more equal to Washington

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved

http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90781/6500266.pdf