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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

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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