Monday, September 29, 2008

Chinese Astronauts return after spacewalk, get lawn chairs

"Hey! I risked my life in space and all I got was this camping chair" is what Chinese
astronaut Zhai Zhigang appears to be saying after the crew of three emerged from their re-entry capsule on Sunday.

Actually what he said was “It was a glorious mission, full of challenges, but the result is perfect.”

Those old-school spherical re-entry capsules certainly have a lot of retro-chic.

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