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Satellite launched for Olympic TV broadcasts

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<p>A Long March-3B rocket carrier launches for it's 107th mission, carrying a Zhongxing-9 communications satellite, from Xichang Satellite Launch Center, on June 9, 2008 in Sichuan Province, China. Zhongxing-9, a satellite ordered by China Satcom from the France-based Thales Alenia Space, will be used for live television broadcasts and is to be put into use before the Beijing Olympic Games in August. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)</p>

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022-81509338
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Getty (still images)
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Satellite launched for Olympic TV broadcasts
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StillImage
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ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images
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<p>A Long March-3B rocket carrier launches for it's 107th mission, carrying a Zhongxing-9 communications satellite, from Xichang Satellite Launch Center, on June 9, 2008 in Sichuan Province, China. Zhongxing-9, a satellite ordered by China Satcom from the France-based Thales Alenia Space, will be used for live television broadcasts and is to be put into use before the Beijing Olympic Games in August. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)</p>
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science and technology
economy, business and finance
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2008-06-092008-06-09