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Rules for Taikonauts seem pretty strict.
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Would-be astronauts competing for China's next space programme must comply with 100 rules - excluding those with bad breath or a runny nose.
The list, intended to recruit "super human beings", also prohibits those with body odours, tooth cavities or scars which may "burst open" in space.
China will launch a space module next year and hopes for a docking by 2011.
But aspiring "taikonauts" will get nowhere without marital approval. Wives get the final say under the new rules.
If a would-be astronaut's spouse does not like the idea of them going into space they must remain on earth.
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