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Jing Haipeng, China’s oldest astronaut, begins his third mission to space that will include celebrating his 50th birthday while orbiting the Earth

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ne of two astronauts who were launched into space on Monday, the veteran explorer is known for his calmness under pressure, said a researcher with China's astronaut training center in Beijing.
4 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
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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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