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Shao Zhijian

Shao Zhijian (1940-) Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later. Joined PLA in 1958. He was a PLAAF regiment commander when selected. Selected as Chinese astronaut in March 1971.

Birth Place: Qingdao, Shandong.
Status: Inactive.

Born: 1940.

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  • PLAAF Chinese agency overseeing development of spacecraft. People's Liberation Army Air Force, China. More...

  • Becker, Joachim, "Space Facts Web Site", http://www.spacefacts.de/, Web Address when accessed: here.

Shao Zhijian Chronology

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