AFP 2012-06-16 06:09:37
TO GO WITH AFP STORY "China-space-woman-Liu,PROFILE"
This picture taken on June 15, 2012 shows China's first female astronaut Liu Yang waves during a press conference at the Jiuquan space base, north China's Gansu province. As a child, Liu Yang had her sights set on becoming a lawyer and once wished to be a bus conductor, but decades later she is preparing to travel to space as China's first ever female astronaut. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO