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China's first astronaut, Yang Liwei, was jubilant after the capsule door was opened after his 21-hour space flight in October 2003. China could put someone on the moon within a decade.

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**FILE** President Obama stands at attention with Chinese President Hu Jintao at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 17, 2009. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Chinese army trucks carrying new long-range and cruise missiles are shown off during China's 60th anniversary celebration in October 2009. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Employees work at a tire factory in Hefei, in central China's Anhui province, on Sept. 16, 2009. (Associated Press)

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ONE IN A CROWD: President Obama — with Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, Thailand's Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva, Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal, Silvio Berlusconi of Italy, Hu Jintao of China and Dmitry Medvedev of Russia — backs global financial restructuring. (Getty Images)

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** FILE ** A customer prepares to pay in a poultry market in Fuyang in central China's Anhui province on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Hu Jintao is president of China, which has a one-child policy to control population growth. (Associated Press)

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A ceremony is held Friday before a Chinese naval fleet set sail from Sanya city, in China's southernmost island province of Hainan. The warships, carrying special forces, helicopters and armed with guided missiles, were dispatched to Somalia for anti-piracy duty. (Associated Press)

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Noshir Gowadia, convicted of selling military secrets to China, is shown in an undated passport photo provided by the Gowadia family.

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** FILE ** Wild macaques huddled against the cold in southwest China's Guizhou province as record-breaking winter storms pound eastern, central and southern provinces, stranding holiday travelers and burying dwellings in Nanjing (above) in the east under heavy snow. (Associated Press)