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China has two types of space suits -- one domestic, one from Russia -- for the three taikonauts.
Sleep in Spaceship
The astronauts will sleep by turns, one at rest and the other on duty.
Space Food
The space food that they bring must also be easy to eat without making a mess.
Space Toilet
where and how do the astronauts relieve themselves when they "need to go"?
Did You Know?
An Astronaut can be up to 2 inches taller returning from space.
[Xinhua] New Space Triumph Heralds China's Dynamics
China's 16-year-old manned space program reached a new climax Sunday with the successful landing of Shenzhou-7 spaceship, bringing one fifth of the world's population closer to the space.
[Xinhua] British Media Closely Follow China's Spacewalk
China's first spacewalk Saturday seemed to offer a bright spot for British media, laboring for days under the gloom of the global financial crisis.
[Xinhua] Overseas Chinese Applaud Shenzhou-7's Successful Launch
Overseas Chinese around the world have extended warm congratulations on China's successful launch of a third manned spacecraft Shenzhou-7.

Space Lab, a Step-stone to Grander Feats
China plans to launch an 8-ton space laboratory within four years as a stepping-stone to grander space feats such as an eventual lunar landing, top scientists said Tuesday.
• Scientists Start Studying Samples from Shenzhou-7
• Emergency Rescue Vessels for Shenzhou-7 Spaceship Return
• Nigerian President, Thai PM Congratulate China on Successful Space Mission
• Myanmar Leader Congratulates China over Successful Space Mission
• Olympic, "Shenzhou 7", So Much to Celebrate for China's National Day
• China to Issue Commemorative Coins for Maiden Spacewalk
• Shenzhou-7 Capsule Shipped to Beijing
• Overseas Chinese Applaud Shenzhou-7's Success
• China's 3rd Manned Spacecraft Returns after Spacewalk Mission
• Feature: "How Did You Feel Like in Space?", President Hu Asks Spacewalker
• China's Space Program Effect: A Boost for Material Application
• International Community Hails Shenzhou-7 Success
Chinese Taikonaut Zhai Zhigang completed China's first spacewalk on September 27.
China has chosen Zhai Zhigang, Liu Boming and Jing Haipeng to carry out its 3rd manned space mission.
Chinese engineers have made 36 technical improvements to the new rocket.
China launched a new space tracking ship in April to serve the Shenzhou VII spacewalk mission.
  Shenzhou 1 - November 19, 1999- unmanned test flight
  Shenzhou 4 - December 29, 2002 - carried a test dummy, performed several science experiments
  Shenzhou 2 - January 9,
2001 - carrying live test animals
  Shenzhou 5 - October 15,
2003 - 14 Earth orbits carrying Yang Liwei
  Shenzhou 3 - March 25,
2002 - carrying a test dummy
  Shenzhou 6 - October 12, 2005,
China's first multi-person and multi-day manned space mission