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Chirac congratulates China on spaceship return
2005-10-16 19:56:00 SINA English

BEIJING, Oct. 17 -- French President Jacques Chirac sent a message of congratulation Monday for the successful return of China's second manned spaceship, becoming the first foreign head of state to praise the spaceship's mission, CRI English reported.

The re-entry capsule of China's Shenzhou-6 spacecraft carrying two astronauts landed on earth safely at 4:33 am Monday.

Doctors say both astronauts are in fine conditions after physical checkup upon landing.

(Source: CRIENGLISH.com)

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