Beijing, China - Peoples Republic of
A CHINESE MAN WALKS PAST A LIGHTBOX PROMOTING THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF
CHINA'S SPACE PROGRAMME IN BEIJING....
A Chinese man walks past a lightbox promoting the accomplishments of China's
space programme in Beijing October 14, 2003. China entered the final
countdown on Tuesday in its bid to become just the third nation to rocket a
man into orbit, with clear skies forecast over the Gobi desert base where
the launch was scheduled to come as soon as Wednesday. REUTERS/Guang Niu