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Jing Haipeng

Jing Haipeng

Status: Active
10/24/1966 –
Nationality: Chinese
Type: Government
First Flight: 9/25/2008
Last Flight: 10/16/2016

Jing Haipeng (simplified Chinese: 景海鹏; traditional Chinese: 景海鵬; pinyin: Jǐng Hǎipéng; born October 24, 1966) is a Chinese pilot and astronaut selected as part of the Shenzhou program. A fighter pilot in the People’s Liberation Army Air Force, he was selected to be a CNSA astronaut in 1998. He is the first Chinese astronaut to have flown on three missions: Shenzhou 7, Shenzhou 9 and Shenzhou 11.

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China National Space Administration

Type: Government
Abbreviation: CNSA
Administration: Administrator: Tang Dengjie
Founded: 1993

Spacecraft: Shenzhou
Country: CHN

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) is the national space agency of the People’s Republic of China. It is responsible for the national space program and for planning and development of space activities. CNSA and China Aerospace Corporation (CASC) assumed the authority over space development efforts previously held by the Ministry of Aerospace Industry. The CNSA has many launch sites around China with their orbital sites located in Jiuquan, Xichang, Taiyuan and Wenchang.

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