Mon, June 11, 2012
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Chinese female astronaut to join Shenzhou-9 docking mission

2012-06-11 05:11:31 GMT2012-06-11 13:11:31(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

(File photo)

Wang Yaping (File photo)

Liu Yang (File photo)

All members of shenzhou-9 mission.

One of the two female astronauts, Liu Yang(L) and Wang Yaping (R), from the Wuhan Flight Unit, will join Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft docking mission with Tiangong-1 spacecraft in mid-June. They are selected as members of  the first batch of female astronauts in China because of their excellent flight skills and psychological quality.

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