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Ready for the first step in space!

2008-09-27 03:47:32 GMT2008-09-27 11:47:32 (Beijing Time) China Daily

This video grab, taken on September 26, 2008 at the Beijing Space Command and Control Center in Beijing, shows an artist's rendering of a Chinese astronaut, wearing the indigenous Feitian extra-vehicular activity (EVA) spacesuits, conducting spacewalk. [CFP]

This video grab, taken on September 27, 2008 at the Beijing Space Command and Control Center in Beijing, shows the computer simulation image of Shenzhou VII manned spacecraft orbiting the earth. [Xinhua]

This video grab, taken on September 26, 2008 at the Beijing Space Command and Control Center in Beijing, shows Chinese astronaut Zhai Zhigang having a bite on his food in the orbit module of the Shenzhou VII spacecraft. Astronauts aboard the Shenzhou VII spacecraft, China's third manned spaceship, finished assembling the indigenous Feitian extra-vehicular activity (EVA) spacesuits and testing its obturation and functions Friday in preparation for the first spacewalk, planned for Saturday afternoon. [Xinhua]

This video grab, taken on September 26, 2008 at the Beijing Space Command and Control Center in Beijing, shows an artist's rendering of a Chinese astronaut, wearing the indigenous Feitian extra-vehicular activity (EVA) spacesuits, conducting spacewalk.

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