2021-10-14

Wang Yaping, the first female astronaut of China’s space station: the dream of flying never loses weight

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China News Agency, Jiuquan, October 14 – Title: Wang Yaping, the first female astronaut of China’s space station: flying dream will never lose weight

at about 17:00 on the 14th, at the collective meeting between astronauts and Chinese and foreign media reporters held by Wentian Pavilion of Jiuquan Satellite Launch center, as soon as the glass door was opened, there was a round of applause at the scene

Wang Yaping, wearing a ponytail and light makeup, followed commander Zhai Zhigang and appeared at the meeting. The first female astronaut of the Chinese space station, the female astronaut with the longest stay in orbit in China, the first female astronaut out of the capsule in China… The upcoming Shenzhou 13 mission has attracted much attention from Wang Yaping

Wang Yaping, the first female astronaut of China’s space station: the dream of flying never loses weight

on March 14, Wang Yaping participated in the man ship joint test. Photo by Kong Fangzhou

this mission is Wang Yaping’s second expedition to space. Before that, she has been well known by the public because of her “space teacher”. During the Shenzhou 10 mission in 2013, with the cooperation of his teammates Nie Haisheng and Zhang Xiaoguang, Wang Yaping gave space lessons to more than 60 million primary and secondary school students on Tiangong 1, which stimulated teenagers’ curiosity to explore space

“my classmates and I have seen your space teaching video and are full of longing for space.” at the meeting, a primary school student representative from Hotan, Xinjiang said to Wang Yaping, “our children in central and Western China have prepared a mysterious gift for you and the crew, which has been sent to the space station. I hope you like it.”

after listening to Wang Yaping, Smiled and thanked the girl, “thank you, lovely child. I look forward to your gifts. Thank you for coming to the scene to help us launch.”

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astronaut Wang Yaping. Drawing provided by China Manned Space Engineering Office

popular science is an important task of China’s aerospace. During the Shenzhou 13 mission, the astronauts will carry out more scientific and technological experiments and diversified popular science education activities. The addition of Wang Yaping will add icing on the cake to this task. Many people have begun to look forward to the “second lesson” of space teaching

according to Wang Yaping, the Shenzhou 10 mission has not only realized her “flying dream”, but also realized her childhood “teacher dream”. “In fact, after the Shenzhou 10 space course, many students wrote to me to ask this question. When can they fly into space again and tell you another lesson,” Wang Yaping said

in fact, while sowing the seeds of “scientific dream” for teenagers, Wang Yaping is also teaching by example, practicing his “flying dream” with action, and making efforts for the next space teaching. Wang Yaping has repeatedly said in media interviews that he wants to explore deeper and farther space in the future. She even said with a smile that if she had the opportunity to land on the moon, she would put on Chang’e clothes and hold a rabbit to make a real Chang’e run to the moon

Wang Yaping, the first female astronaut of China’s space station: the dream of flying never loses weight(1)

on October 14, the press conference of Shenzhou 13 manned mission was held at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center. It is understood that China will launch the Shenzhou 13 manned spacecraft at 0:23 on October 16. What preparations did the Shenzhou 13 flight crew make for this mission? What training is needed? Come and understand through this group of photos! The picture shows Wang Yaping in underwater training. Xu Bu photographed

behind the realization of his dream, ordinary people can’t see the pay. From overweight endurance training, life-saving training in poor environment to underwater training for out of cabin activities, Wang Yaping challenged himself and his limits again and again

once overweight endurance training was her weakness. Facial muscles were deformed, tears flowed out unconsciously, and it was difficult to breathe. Even though she felt like years every time she trained, she never pressed the red pause button at hand. In order to pass the examination, she also actively overweight training every day to enhance the strength of abdominal and back muscles

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on October 14, the press conference of Shenzhou 13 manned mission was held at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center. It is reported that Zhai Zhigang, Wang Yaping and ye Guangfu will carry out the Shenzhou 13 manned flight mission and stay in orbit for six months. Shenzhou 13 manned mission is the sixth and last mission in the key technology verification stage of the space station. Photo provided by China Manned Space Engineering Office

“today, I am very happy to tell you that after eight years of unremitting efforts, Mr. Yaping has finally succeeded in pursuing his dream again and will fly into space with the dreams and expectations of his classmates.” Wang Yaping said emotionally at the scene

Wang Yaping said that before flying, what she most wanted to say to her classmates was, “flying dreams never lose weight, and the tension of scientific dreams is unlimited. As long as you dare to have dreams, dare to pursue dreams, and build your own dream spacecraft with wisdom and sweat, you will be able to usher in the launch time of your dreams and fly to the vast starry sky that belongs to you!” this sentence is not only Wang Yaping’s message to teenagers, It is also a vivid portrayal of herself. (end)