Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates

Fang

Guojun

People's Republic of China

Personal data

Birthdate:  ??.??.1934
Birthplace:  Henan Yu
Marital status:  
Children:  
Selection date:  15.03.1971
Position:  Pilot
Status:  Ret. 13.05.1972

Additional information

Military service in the Chinese Air Force since 1949; in 1953 he graduated from the school of military pilots in the province Chanchun; in 1965 qualification as pilot; in 1964 brought down the American pilotless reconnaissance aircraft AQM-34; later he was tranferred to the province Guangdong; on 15.03.1971 he was selected as a candidate of an early taikonaut group; this program was stopped on 13.05.1972 due financial problems.

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