First Chinese man in space
A journalist from Reuters in Beijing, Mr Smith, is interviewing the chief designer of Shenzhou (Divine Vessel)V, Qi Faren. You have been asked to act as their interpreter.
S: May I ask you about this - during its development, did you use any programmes from outside of China?
S: I know that China has so far conducted four unmanned tests flights. Do you think this has been enough for it to carry people?
S: For the vast majority of Chinese people, this launch is no doubt a national pride. But as you have mentioned, funds are limited. How do you consider the necessity of a space programme for a developing country like China?