Chinese astronauts from left., Liu Yang, Jing Haipeng and Liu Wang wave from behind a glass enclosure as they meet the press at the Jiuquan satellite launch center near Jiuquan in western China's Gansu province, Friday, June 15, 2012. China will send its first woman into space Saturday along with two other astronauts to work on a temporary space station for about a week, in a key step toward becoming the only third nation to set up a permanent base in orbit. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)