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Photo expo showcasing space technology
Updated: 2004-10-09 20:31

The Photo Exhibition of China's Space Technology was opened here in Macao Saturday to showcase the history of China's space technology development.

As one of the activities in celebration of the World Space Week, which is to end on Sunday, the two-day exhibition offered 70 pictures recasting the historical moments of China's space technology breakthroughs.

The swirl trip of China's first astronaut Yang Liwei in Macao in November last year waged an unprecedented enthusiasm for space technology here.

An exhibition of China's 1st Manned Space Mission opened during that visit, which presented the re-entry Shenzhou-5 capsule, the astronaut's space suit and food and the parachute attracted some 60,000 fans for one day.

The Commission of Science Technology and Industry for National Defense sponsored the space technology exhibition and held a lecture to tell stories behind each important step of China's space technology development to the audiance.

Chief Executive of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) Edmund Ho Hau Wah, Deputy Director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Macao SAR Li Yongwu, Commissioner of the Foreign Ministry in the Macao SAR Wan Yongxiang, Commander of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Garrison in Macao Liu Lianhua, attended the opening ceremony of the show.

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