China marked Friday’s Moon Festival by announcing 30 songs to be broadcast to Earth next year from its first lunar-probing satellite.
…The songs were chosen according to public votes and by a panel of experts, organized by the Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense(ÂõΩÈò≤ÁßëÂ∑•ÂßîÔºâÔºå Central Television Ôºà‰∏≠Â§ÆÁîµËßÜÂè∞Ôºâand the China Musicians’ Association.
…Last October, two Chinese astronauts rocketed into orbit and promptly helped themselves to pineapple-filled mooncakes, traditional fare during the Mid-Autumn, or Moon, Festival.[Full Text]
Read a collection of stories posted on SPACE.com covering “China Launches its Piloted Spaceflight“.
Read the report, “2003: China sends first man into space” from BBC.