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Aerospace exhibition held in Guilin

2008-09-14 09:44:59 GMT2008-09-14 17:44:59 (Beijing Time) Xinhua English

A space suit valued at 5 million yuan (730,000 US dollars) shown to the Chinese public for the first time at an aerospace exhibition held in Guilin on Friday, September 12, 2008. [Photo: cnsphoto]

Visitors watch aerospace objects at an exhibition in Guilin on Friday, September 12, 2008. [Photo: cnsphoto]

Visitors watch a recoverable satellite at an aerospace exhibition held in Guilin on Friday, September 12, 2008. [Photo: cnsphoto]

Parents with their children at an aerospace exhibition in Guilin on Friday, September 12, 2008. [Photo: cnsphoto]

BEIJING, Sept. 14 -- Thousands of locals and tourists visited an aerospace exhibition in Guilin in southwestern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Friday.

China News Service reported that the exhibition showcases the achievements of China's aerospace missions.

Visitors to the exhibition can see hundreds of aerospace objects such as the Long March 2E carrier rocket, recoverable satellite, space suit and the capsule of the Shenzhou spacecraft.

The exhibition was divided into two main categories: aerospace technology and arts.

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