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Shenzhou-7´s monitor satellite finishes mission after 100 days in space

Source: CRI | 01-05-2009 09:29

Special Report:   Shenzhou-7 Manned Space Flight

The accompanying satellite of Shenzhou-7 orbital module has accomplished its preset mission after 100 days in space, the Beijing Aerospace Control Center (BACC) said on Sunday.

The accompanying satellite of Shenzhou VII orbital module has accomplished its preset mission after 100 days in space, the Beijing Aerospace Control Center (BACC) said on January 4, 2009. 

The accompanying satellite of Shenzhou VII orbital module 
has accomplished its preset mission after 100 days in space,
the Beijing Aerospace Control Center (BACC) said on January 
4, 2009.

This achievement marks China's "preliminary mastery of satellite monitor technology," the center said. Since there is still some extra fuel left, the satellite will continue its flight for more scientific experiments.