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CHINA-SHANGHAI-RADIO TELESCOPE-CONSTRUCTION(CN)

CHINA-SHANGHAI-RADIO TELESCOPE-CONSTRUCTION(CN)

(120312) -- SHANGHAI, March 12, 2012 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on March 12, 2012 shows the radio telescope under construction in Shanghai, east China. The 65-meter-diameter telescope, a form of directional radio antenna used in radio astronomy, will be used in tracking and collecting data from satellites and space probes including Chinese astronomical projects like Chang'e lunar probe, YH-1 Mars exploration and other deep space explorations. The antenna structure of the telescope is scheduled to be finished by September 2012 and the facility is set to be used for tracking and locating missions during China's lunar probe program from 2013 to 2014.(Xinhua/Pei Xin) (zkr)
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March 12, 2012
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