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The spirit of the manned space program December 2, 2020

The spirit of the manned space program 

China's Manned Space Program was initiated in the early 1990s with the outline of a three-step development strategy.

In October 2003, the Shenzhou-5 manned spaceship, developed independently by China, sent the first Chinese astronaut into space. The Chinese nation's dream of manned space flight had come true.

In October 2005, Shenzhou-6, also developed independently by China, completed a series of manned scientific experiments in space in the true sense. This signified that China's space technology had matched the achievements of the most advanced countries.

These successes were hard-won. Over the years, Chinese scientists created a tradition of relentless hard work under extreme and arduous conditions to solve critical problems and achieve successes.