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Astronaut takes Hangzhou flute to space
Hangzhou News   2021-11-16 14:04   Source:ehangzhou.gov.cn

The Shenzhou XIII mission crew entered China's Tiangong space station at 9:58 am on Oct 16, 2021, embarking on their six-month journey inside the station.

From screen images transferred from the Beijing Aerospace Control Center, bamboo flute makers in Zhongtai subdistrict, Yuhang district, Hangzhou, recognized the package of their products.

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Zhongtai subdistrict is known as "the hometown of Chinese bamboo flutes". Its bamboo flute industry generates over 300 million yuan ($47.03 million) in annual output. The subdistrict's Zijing village was recognized as a provincial intangible cultural heritage village with over 30 inheritors of bamboo flute culture.

Author:  Editor:Wang Jian
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