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Chinese Astronauts !!!

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    http://www.rednova.com/news/stories/1/2003...0/story002.html

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    The astronaut aboard China's first ever manned space mission will be armed with a gun and knives in case the capsule comes down in hostile territory, a state-run newspaper said Friday.

    The Jiefang Daily, quoting chief designer for the Shenzhou spacecraft Qi Faren, said all possibilities had been factored in.

    "The craft may land in the ocean or in the forests in a hostile environment," said Qi in comments picked up by a host of Chinese websites.

    "For the safety of the astronauts, they will take a lot of things with them like a pistol, knife and other rescue equipment including a tent and liferaft so they will be able to deal with wild beasts, sharks and other dangerous animals or enemies."

    If all goes well, Shenzhou V is expected to land in the vast plains of Inner Mongolia in northwest China. It will blast-off from the same region.

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