Report: China to Recruit Women for Space (AP)

Mar. 9, 2004

BEIJING (AP) — China will recruit astronauts for future manned space missions as a result of pressure from a leading ’s organization, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Sunday.

A proposal by Gu Xiulian, president of the All-China Women’s Federation, to allow women to fly on space missions has been approved by the central government, Xinhua reported.

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March 10, 2004, 5:46 PM
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