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Chinese in Current Affairs-0022( Sentence: 159--161): How to Say "China Launches Telecom Satellite"



Hi friends, are you interested in science? Do you care about space technology? On Wednesday September 13, China launched a new telecommunication satellite and today I would like to present you with some new sentences about this topic and hope that they are of some help in your Chinese language learning. :-)


Please click on any Chinese character that you need help with to see its Chinese pinyin, pronunciation and meaning, and then follow me to read it.

No.159: -- 北京时间九月十三零时零二分中国西昌卫星发射中心新的通信卫星中星-22号A发射升空
               -- China launched a new telecommunications satellite, Zhongxing-22A, at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, at 00:02 on September 13(Beijing Time).

No.160: -- 中星-22号A 升空25分钟成功进入预定轨道
               -- Twenty-five minutes later, Zhongxing-22A successfully entered onto the preset orbit。

No.161: -- 中星-22号A 地球同步通信卫星预计太空工作
               -- Zhongxing-22A is an earth-synchronous telecommunications satellite. It has been designed to work for eight years.

Note: The English news cover is from People's Daily

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Written and Recorded On Sun, Sep 17, 2006