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Likely 1st Chinese woman in space keeps low profile

By An Baijie in Zhengzhou ( China Daily ) Updated: 2012-06-13 08:07:57

Likely 1st Chinese woman in space keeps low profile

Liu Yang, one of the female candidates mostly likely to become an astronaut, has been described by her classmates and relatives as a quiet person who keeps a low profile.

Liu, 34, from the Wuhan Flight Unit, is widely believed to be the top contender to join the Shenzhou IX spacecraft docking mission with the Tiangong-1 space lab module in mid-June.

Liu's uncle Niu Zhenxi told China Daily on Tuesday that she has long set the example for children in her relatives' families since she was very devoted and obedient to her parents,

Likely 1st Chinese woman in space keeps low profile

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