Taikonaut Chen Dong: Getting to space a challenge, but full of opportunities
Updated 20:37, 22-Sep-2023

How can someone become an astronaut? This question came from a young Nigerian artist who recently won the Tianhe Award at the "My Dream" painting competition for African youth.

During a special talk show hosted by CGTN's senior space reporter Wu Lei, Chinese astronaut Chen Dong explained the training program and selection process. Chen emphasized that there are now more opportunities than ever to fulfill the dream of going to space.

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