GLOBALink | Meet Wang Yaping, first woman taikonaut to enter China's space station

Source: Xinhua| 2021-10-15 23:16:50|Editor: huaxia

She is a pilot-turned-astronaut. Wang Yaping, a crew member of China's Shenzhou-13 mission, will be the first female taikonaut to enter China's space station. Why did she choose this profession? How did she train for the crewed space mission? And what's her promise to her daughter as she reaches for the stars? Here's her story.

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