China picks top 30 songs for moon satellite – Reuters

From Reuters:

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‰∏≠§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 covering “China Launches its Piloted Spaceflight“.

Read the report, “2003: China sends first man into space” from BBC.

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