KAMPALA, Oct. 12 (Xinhuanet) -- The Ugandan government has welcomed China's
new start of access to space after the country launched its second manned
Ugandan Minister of State for Information Nsaba Buturo told Xinhua by
telephone on Thursday that the Ugandan government is happy about the space
mission and wishes it all the best.
"We are excited and really congratulate China for launching itssecond space
mission. We wish the two Chinese astronauts the best and hope that their
findings are used to benefit humanity," he said, adding that Uganda looks
forward to continuing cooperating with the Chinese government.
Buturo said that China's space mission will stop the dominationof the outer
space by a few countries in the world.
China's Shenzhou-6 spacecraft successfully sent two astronauts into the
orbit at 9:00 a.m. Beijing time (0100 GMT) on Wednesday. It is China's second
manned space mission in two years.
The successful manned space flight mission of
Shenzhou-5 in 2003 marked the accomplishment of the first task while the
Shenzhou-6 mission carries the transitional function as it will implement
technological renovation and improve the functions and performance of seven key
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