Encyclopedia Astronautica
China Group - 1996


Requirement: two trainees to receive intense cosmonaut training in Russia and become instructors for China's astronaut training for the Shenzhou program.

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Associated People
  • Li Qinglong Li Qinglong (1962-) Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1996-on.Trained together with Wu Jie in Russia in for one year beginning in November 1996. They formed the basis of the Chinese astronaut cadre for the Shenzhou program. More...

See also
  • Cosmonaut Category of persons who have been trained for spaceflight in Russia. More...

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