Foreign astronauts join China's space-related training for the first time
2017-08-22 11:15:00

Two Europeans became the first foreign astronauts to take part in space-related training in China by completing a 17-day sea survival course.

Samantha Cristoforetti of Italy and Matthias Maurer of Germany, both from the European Space Agency, joined 16 Chinese astronauts in waters off the coastal city of Yantai, Shandong Province. The training concluded on Monday.

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Source: CGTN Editor: Hiram