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BEIJING - China's first astronaut Yang Liwei said that he had heard a mysterious knock during his flight in space in 2003, Xinhua news agency reported. When he recalled his experience in space during a recent interview, Mr Yang said: "A non-causal situation I have met in space is a knock that appeared from time to time." Mr Yang, 51, explained that the sound suddenly appeared without any rhyme or reason, Xinhua reported, citing China Central Television. "It neither came from outside nor inside the spaceship, but sounded like someone is knocking the body of the spaceship just as knocking an iron bucket with a wooden hammer," Mr Yang said. He said he was very nervous when he heard the sound, and moved close to the porthole to try to find out the cause. But nothing out of the ordinary appeared both inside and outside, according to Xinhua. On Oct 16, 2003, he stepped out of hi...

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