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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: -- 北京时间九月十三日零时零二分，中国在西昌卫星发射中心将一颗新的通信卫星“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分钟后，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 是一颗地球同步通信卫星，预计在太空工作八年。
-- 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