Russia Invites China’s 1st Spaceman To Moon Flight SpaceDaily

The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roskosmos) on Friday invited China’s first spaceman, Yang Liwei, to make a space flight to the moon aboard the promising Russian Kliper shuttle, the Itar-Tass news agency reported. The invitation was offered by the head of Roskosmos, Anatoly Perminov, at a meeting in the day with the Chinese taikonaut. Taikonaut was coined to refer to Chinese astronauts, who are called cosmonauts in Russia.