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Taikonaut
Person trained for spaceflight in China.

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Fang Guojun Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later.

Wang Rongsen Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later. Wang was a PLAAF deputy division commander when selected. Selected as Chinese astronaut in March 1971.

Li Shichang Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later. Joined PLA in 1956. He was a PLAAF regiment Deputy Party Commissar when selected. Selected as Chinese astronaut in March 1971.

Lu Xiangxiao Chinese PLAAF pilot, astronaut in the first Chinese training group of 1971-1972.

Wang Fuquan Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later. Joined PLA in 1958. He was a PLAAF deputy regiment commander when selected. Selected as Chinese astronaut in March 1971.

Shao Zhijian Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later. Joined PLA in 1958. He was a PLAAF regiment commander when selected. Selected as Chinese astronaut in March 1971.

Liu Chongfu Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later. Joined PLA in 1960. He was a PLAAF squadron commander when selected. Selected as Chinese astronaut in March 1971.

Wang Zhiyue Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later.

Zhang Ruxiang Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later. Joined PLA in 1958. He was a PLAAF regiment commander when selected. Selected as Chinese astronaut in March 1971.

Meng Senlin Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later. Joined PLA in 1965. He was a PLAAF squadron commander when selected. Selected as Chinese astronaut in March 1971.

Du Jincheng Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later. Joined PLA in 1965. He was a PLAAF squadron commander when selected. Selected as Chinese astronaut in March 1971.

Li Qinglong Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1996-on.Trained together with Wu Jie in Russia in for one year beginning in November 1996. They formed the basis of the Chinese astronaut cadre for the Shenzhou program.

Wu Jie Chinese pilot taikonaut 1996-on.

Nie Haisheng Chinese pilot taikonaut 1998-on. Backup commander, Shenzhou 9 mission.

Yang Liwei Chinese pilot taikonaut 1998-2006. First Chinese man in space. Retired thereafter, becoming Vice-Director of the China Astronaut Research and Training Center; by 2010 was Deputy Director of the Project 921 Office.

Fei Junlong Chinese pilot taikonaut 1998-on. Commanded Shenzhou 6 mission. PLAAF pilot, flight trainer and flight technology inspector.

Liu Buoming Chinese pilot taikonaut 1998-on. In the 05/2003 issue of Fliegerrevue, this was one of 12 new names listed as Chinese astronauts in training. Selected in 2008 as prime crew of Shenzhou 7

Jing Haipen Chinese pilot taikonaut 1998-on. First taikonaut to fly more than once in space.

Zhai Zhigang Chinese pilot taikonaut 1998-on. First taikonaut to walk in space.

Liu Wang Chinese pilot taikonaut 1998-on.

Chai Hongliang Chinese Pilot. Joined PLA in 1958. He was a PLAAF pilot when selected.

Dong Xiaohai Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later.

Hu Zhanzi Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later. Joined PLA in 1958. He was a PLAAF pilot when selected. Selected as Chinese astronaut in March 1971.

Liu Zhongyi Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later. Born in the north east of China and joined the PLA in 1958. He was an PLAAF pilot when selected. Selected as Chinese astronaut in March 1971.

Ma Zizhong Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later. Ma was a PLAAF regiment Deputy Party Commissar when selected. Selected as Chinese astronaut in March 1971.

Wang Fuhe Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later. Wang was a PLAAF pilot when selected. Selected as Chinese astronaut in March 1971.

Wang Quanbo Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1971, but program cancelled less than a year later. Joined PLA in 1958. He was a PLAAF squadron commander when selected. Selected as Chinese astronaut in March 1971.

Yu Guilin Chinese PLAAF pilot. Astronaut candidate in 1970, but failed centrifuge test.

Chen Quan Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1998-on. Chen was a PLAAF regiment commander when selected. Commanded Shenzhou 7 mission.

Deng Qingming Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1998-on. PLAAF pilot. Selected in the first Chinese cosmonaut detachment.

Pan Zhanchun Chinese PLAAF Pilot. In the 05/2003 issue of Fliegerrevue, this was one of 12 new names listed as Chinese astronauts in training. However did not appear later in association with the manned space program.

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Zhang Xiaoguan Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1998-on. 172 cm tall and weighing 65.5 kg, a lieutenant colonel, PLAAF squadron commander, and accumulated 1000 flight-hours as of 2004. Backup, Shenzhou 9 mission.

Zhao Chuandong Chinese pilot taikonaut, 1998-on. In the 05/2003 issue of Fliegerrevue, this was one of 12 new names listed as Chinese astronauts in training. PLA Air Force

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