Top 20 Astronaut celebrities in China
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Astronaut celebrities [Updated March 26, 2023].
Jing Haipeng was born
on October 24, 1966
in Yuncheng, China.
He was commander of the first manned mission to the first Chinese space station.
Liu Yang was born
on October 6, 1978
She spent 13 days in space on her first spaceflight.
Shannon Lucid was born
on January 14, 1943
in Shanghai, China.
She flew on five spaceflights and worked on the Mir Space Station.
Taylor Wang was born
on June 16, 1940
He served as Payload Specialist on STS-51B Challenger.
William Anders was born
on October 17, 1933
in Hong Kong, China.
On Christmas Eve, 1968, he read a passage to his crew from the Book of Genesis while orbiting around the Moon.
Yang Liwei was born
on June 21, 1965
His spaceflight on Shenzhou 5 made China the third country to independently send people into space.
Zhai Zhigang was born
on October 10, 1966
During his Shenzhou 7 mission, he wore a Chinese space suit known as the Feitian.