Sat, September 27, 2008
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Chinese taikonaut conducts EVA

2008-09-27 09:53:28 GMT2008-09-27 17:53:28 (Beijing Time) Xinhua English

The video grab taken on Sept. 27, 2008 in Beijing, China, shows Chinese taikonaut Zhai Zhigang slipping out of the orbital module of Shenzhou-7, starting China's first spacewalk in the outer space. (Xinhua Photo)

The video grab taken on Sept. 27, 2008 at the Beijing Space Command and Control Center in Beijing, China, shows the Shenzhou-7 mission leader Zhai Zhigang waving a China's ntional flag outside of the orbital module. (Xinhua/Zha Chunming)

The video grab taken on Sept. 27, 2008 at the Beijing Space Command and Control Center in Beijing, China, shows the Shenzhou-7 mission leader Zhai Zhigang moving out of the orbital module, starting China's first spacewalk in the outer space. (Xinhua/Zha Chunming)

The video grab taken on Sept. 27, 2008 in Beijing, China, shows Chinese taikonaut Zhai Zhigang collectting the test sample of solid lubricant placed outside the orbital module. (Xinhua Photo)

The video grab taken on Sept. 27, 2008 in Beijing, China, shows Chinese taikonaut Zhai Zhigang is outside the orbital module. (Xinhua Photo)

The video grab taken on Sept. 27, 2008 in Beijing, China, shows Chinese taikonaut Zhai Zhigang slipping out of the orbital module of Shenzhou-7, starting China's first spacewalk in the outer space.

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