Shenzhou 15 will lift off on Tuesday. Photo: 
Xinhua
Shenzhou 15 will lift off on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
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Chinese astronaut Deng Qingming finally fulfils dream of travelling in space after near-25-year wait

  • The 56-year-old had been a backup crew member four times before finally getting the chance to go into space on the Shenzhou 15 mission
  • Deng and his two crewmates will spend the next six months on board the Tiangong space station

Shenzhou 15 will lift off on Tuesday. Photo: 
Xinhua
Shenzhou 15 will lift off on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
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