China will launch two astronauts into orbit for seven days in autumn 2005, according to state media reports. Previous reports said that 14 military pilots were in training for the mission. The launch will be China's second manned space mission and will come approximately two years after Chinese astronaut Yang Liwei became the first Chinese to orbit the Earth in October 2003.
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