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The basketball star Yao Ming joins other Chinese celebrities to promote China’s 2020 mission to Mars

ao Ming, the former player for the Houston Rockets, along with the coach of China's gold-medal winning volleyball team and other stars will become "Ambassadors to Mars" to raise awareness of the nation's upcoming mission to the planet and to encourage interest among young people in science and technology.
12 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is an editorial consultant with SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.
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