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Ye Guangfu

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Date of Birth: Sept. 1, 1980
Age: 41


Chinese astronaut Ye Guangfu was born in 1980 in the Sichuan province of China. He is an air force pilot and spent four years as an instructor and four years as a jet fighter pilot amassing 1100 hours of flight time. Ye was recruited as an astronaut trainee for China’s Astronaut Center in 2010 and qualified in 2014. Birth day unkown.

Long March 2F/G | Shenzhou 13

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Oct. 15, 2021, 4:23 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Human Exploration

Second crewed flight to the Chinese Tiangong space station carrying Zhai Zhigang, commander, Wang Yaping and Ye Guangfu, operators, on their second, second and first spaceflight respectively. Their mission duration onboard the TSS is 6 months, the longest so far in Chinese spaceflight.

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Administrator: Tang Dengjie

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) is the national space agency of the People's Republic of China. It is responsible for the national space program and for planning and development of space activities. CNSA and China Aerospace Corporation (CASC) assumed the authority over space development efforts previously held by the Ministry of Aerospace Industry. The CNSA has many launch sites around China with their orbital sites located in Jiuquan, Xichang, Taiyuan and Wenchang.


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