Zhai Zhigang

Zhai Zhigang

China National Space Administration

Nationality Chinese

Date Of Birth 1966-10-10

Status Active

Type Government


Astronaut Biography

Zhai Zhigang (born October 10, 1966) is a major general in the People's Liberation Army Air Force and a CNSA astronaut. During the Shenzhou 7 mission in 2008, he became the first Chinese citizen to carry out a spacewalk.

Zhai Zhigang's Launches

Long March 2F/G | Shenzhou 13

Success
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921)
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Long March 2F | Shenzhou-7

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China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921)
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