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"Made in China" Outfits Used in China's First Space Walk

Sing Tao, Posted: Sep 27, 2008



HONG KONG When China successfully launched the Shenzhou 7 spacecraft The Sing Tao Daily reports that the astronauts will go out of the spacecraft Friday for China's first space walk. The "Flying Asparas" branded outfits that the astronauts will be wearing while out of the spacecraft were made in China. Xiangyang Liu, Deputy Director of the Shenzhou 7 project said it's the first time that outfits made in China will be used in a space walk. The outfits are supposed to sustain astronauts while they are out of the spacecraft for four to five hours, while the outfits made in Russia can work up to eight hours.


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