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CHINA SPACE

Rescuers carry first Chinese astronaut Yang Liwei, center, after landing on the Inner Mongolian grasslands of northern China Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003. China's first astronaut in space returned safely to earth on Thursday when his craft touched down on time and as planned after 21 hours in orbit. Beijing's mission control declared the country's landmark debut flight "a success." (AP Photo/Xinhua)

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October 16, 2003 12:00:00 AM
October 15, 2003 09:49:19 PM
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INNER MONGOLIA, CHINA
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