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October 14, 2003
 
RELEASE : 03-333
 
 
NASA Administrator Marks China's Space Milestone
 
 
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe about China's first successful human space flight.

"This launch is an important achievement in the history of human exploration. China, after Russia and the United States, is only the third nation to successfully launch humans into space.

"The Chinese people have a long and distinguished history of exploration. NASA wishes China a continued safe human space flight program."

For additional information about NASA's 45 years of exploration and discovery, visit:

http://www.nasa.gov


 

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