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Liu Wang

Liu Wang

Status: Active
3/25/1969 –
Nationality: Chinese
Type: Government
First Flight: 6/16/2012
Last Flight: 6/16/2012

Liu Wang (simplified Chinese: 刘旺; traditional Chinese: 劉旺, born in 1969) is a Chinese pilot selected as part of the Shenzhou program. He was born in the Shanxi province of China and was a fighter pilot in the People’s Liberation Army Air Force. He was selected to be an astronaut in 1998.

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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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