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Shenzhou 7 crew starts visit to Hong Kong and Macao


Source: | 12-05-2008 13:03

Special Report:   Shenzhou-7 Manned Space Flight

A delegation from the Shenzhou 7 manned space mission starts a 6-day visit to Hong Kong and Macao on Friday.

The delegation including Shenzhou 7 mission's three astronauts and a number of scientists arrived in Hong Kong on Friday morning.
The delegation including Shenzhou 7 mission's three astronauts 
and a number of scientists arrived in Hong Kong on Friday 

The delegation including Shenzhou 7 mission's three astronauts and a number of scientists . The crew will give briefings on their mission to local audiences and share their space experiences with students. They will also open an exhibition featuring the Shenzhou 7 re-entry module, astronauts' space suits and photos from the mission.

The head of the delegation says he hopes astronauts from Hong Kong or Macao will some day participate in the mainland's space missions.