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PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2016 2:24 am
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Yao Ming is amongst 11 celebrities appointed as ambassadors for China's Mars exploration project !!! :shock: :shock: :shock:


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China appoints ambassadors
for Mars exploration project


2016-10-10

CRIENGLISH.com
Web Editor: zhangjin


On Monday, China appointed celebrities as ambassadors for its Mars exploration project, Xinhua News Agency reported.

The new ambassadors include Chinese volleyball legend Lang Ping, former NBA star Yao Ming, Grammy and Oscar-winning composer Tan Dun, China's Three Tenors Wei Song, Mo Hualun and Dai Yuqiang, Hugo Award winner Liu Cixin, Chinese zither player Yuan Sha and boyband TFBOYS.

It is the first time China has appointed ambassadors for its major scientific and technological projects.

According to China's Lunar Exploration Program and Space Engineering Center, the 11 ambassadors will promote China's Mars exploration project among the Chinese public, encourage Chinese youngsters to pursue science and technology, and recruit and design the name and logo for the project.

China's mission to Mars is set to leave around 2020. The global recruitment of the name and logo of the Mars exploration project started on August 23.




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