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China's satellite Tianxun I in good condition

2011-11-17 08:17:19 GMT2011-11-17 16:17:19(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Technicians are seen monitoring satellite Tianxun I at a ground station of satellite control in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Nov. 16, 2011. Tianxun I, launched on Nov. 9, was used to carry out technological verification tests. The satellite was in good condition and functioned well, according to the ground station here Wednesday. (Xinhua/Sun Can)

Technicians monitor a screen displaying the aerial view of the area around southwest China's Lhasa, which is taken by the satellite Tianxun I, at a ground station of satellite control in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Nov. 16, 2011. Tianxun I, launched on Nov. 9, was used to carry out technological verification tests. The satellite was in good condition and functioned well, according to the ground station here Wednesday. (Xinhua/Sun Can)

A technician shows a model of satellite Tianxun I at a ground station of satellite control in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Nov. 16, 2011. Tianxun I, launched on Nov. 9, was used to carry out technological verification tests. The satellite was in good condition and functioned well, according to the ground station here Wednesday. (Xinhua/Sun Can)

Technicians are seen monitoring satellite Tianxun I at a ground station of satellite control in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, Nov. 16, 2011.

Tianxun I, launched on Nov. 9, was used to carry out technological verification tests. The satellite was in good condition and functioned well, according to the ground station here Wednesday.

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