Liu Yang

1978 - Today

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Liu Yang (Chinese: 刘洋; pinyin: Liú Yáng; born 6 October 1978) is a Chinese military transport pilot and taikonaut who served as a crew member on the space mission Shenzhou 9. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Liu Yang has received more than 26,070 page views. Her biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Liu Yang is the 223rd most popular astronaut (up from 227th in 2019), the 881st most popular biography from China (down from 786th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Astronaut.

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  • 46

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  • 5.34

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  • 3.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among astronauts, Liu Yang ranks 223 out of 524Before her are Rodolfo Neri Vela, Steven R. Nagel, Yuri Gidzenko, Donald H. Peterson, Anatoly Artsebarsky, and André Kuipers. After her are Henry Hartsfield, Loren Acton, Thomas Reiter, Soichi Noguchi, Lisa Nowak, and Thomas Pesquet.

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Among people born in 1978, Liu Yang ranks 152Before her are Emerson Sheik, Yi So-yeon, Damian Marley, Wes Bentley, Julian Casablancas, and Yukari Tamura. After her are Fernando Meira, Matthew Morrison, Bogdan Lobonț, In-Grid, Geoffrey Arend, and Camille Cottin.

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In China

Among people born in China, Liu Yang ranks 881 out of 1,392Before her are Lu Han (1990), Robin Li (1968), Lin Dan (1983), Ling Jihua (1956), Li Tie (1977), and Liu Xia (1961). After her are Jia Xiuquan (1963), Feng Xiaogang (1958), Liu Xiang (1983), Wang Dan (1969), Hao Haidong (1970), and Ge You (1957).


Among astronauts born in China, Liu Yang ranks 4Before her are Shannon Lucid (1943), Yang Liwei (1965), and Taylor Wang (1940). After her are Zhai Zhigang (1966), Wang Yaping (1980), Nie Haisheng (1964), Liu Boming (1966), Fei Junlong (1965), Jing Haipeng (1966), Liu Wang (1969), and Chen Dong (1978).