Coverage of the opening ceremony of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.
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Dream, the next segment was a celestial show and the arrival of astronauts symbolizing Chinese space exploration, with a gigantic, 60-foot, 16-tonned ball structure representing the earth. 58 acrobats tumbled right side up, sideways or upside down on its surface, which was then transformed into a giant glowing Chinese lantern. See more