China plans to send 2 men to space in 2005 Xinhuanet

China’s second manned space flight will be conducted by two astronauts over five days in 2005. “Shenzhou-VI will be blasted into space sometime next year,” said Zuo Saichun, a spokesperson of the China Aerospace Science and Technology (CAST). “The spacecraft will make new breakthroughs in China’s manned space technology.” Their capsule is designed to be capable of orbiting for a whole week, the spokesperson said.