From the only reliable source of news on the net, the Onion. I hate to disagree with the Onion but they are off-base here. Communist China has absolutely no difficulty in having people volunteer to be astronauts. My guess is that one factor in enticing volunteers is the fine cuisine prepared for the astronauts as detailed here. Astro could not be reached for comment. Bon a petit Comrades!
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