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Overseas Chinese in Cameroon hail SZ-6 success
2005-10-16 21:50:39 Xinhua English

YAOUNDE, Oct. 17 (Xinhuanet) -- All the overseas Chinese in Cameroon on Monday hailed the safe return of the re-entry capsule of Shenzhou-6, China's second manned spacecraft.

"All of us, the overseas Chinese here in Cameroon, are very happy with and inspired by the success of China's second manned space mission," said a joint statement issued by the Chinese Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Cameroon and the Cameroon Association for Promoting China's Peaceful Reunification.

The success of Shenzhou-6 showed a landmark progress in the development of China's space technology, the statement noted.

The re-entry capsule of Shenzhou-6, carrying Chinese astronautsFei Junlong and Nie Haisheng, landed on earth safely at 4:33 a.m. Beijing time Monday (2033GMT Sunday), marking a "complete success"of China's second manned space mission.

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