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Liu is first Chinese woman in space


June 16th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 16 (IANS) Liu Yang, a former Chinese air force pilot, became the country's first female astronaut Saturday evening as she along with two male colleagues blasted off into ... Read more...

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China launches Shenzhou-9 with first woman astronaut


June 16th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 16 (IANS) China launched its Shenzhou-9 spacecraft with the country's first female astronaut aboard Saturday.Shenzhou-9, atop an upgraded carrier rocket -- Long March-2F, blasted off from the Jiuquan ... Read more...

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Chinese female astronaut candidate was a hero pilot


June 11th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) One of China's two female astronaut candidates was once a hero pilot who successfully dealt with a mid-air emergency.Liu Yang was taking part in a routine ... Read more...

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Joining Chinese space mission doesn’t come easy! (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 25 (IANS) China has selected its first two women astronauts for the next manned space mission to be launched between June and August. The selection process required them ... Read more...

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Joining Chinese space mission doesn’t come easy!


March 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 25 (IANS) China has selected its first two women astronauts for its next manned space mission to be launched between June and August. The selection process required them ... Read more...

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China deploys its first women astronauts


May 8th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): China has for the first time, included two women in its new seven-member astronaut crew. Though no names were disclosed, authorities did reveal that the new entrants ... Read more...

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China may put first woman in space by 2012


July 9th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 9 (ANI): China's first astronaut, Yang Liwei, has revealed that Chinese women would soon be seen in space.During a web chat with the official Xinhua news agency, Liwei said: "The ... Read more...

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