Text Version
RSS Feeds
Newsletter
Home Forum Photos Features Newsletter Archive Employment
About US Help Site Map
SEARCH   About US FAQ Site Map Site News
  SERVICES
  -Text Version
  -RSS Feeds
  -Newsletter
  -News Archive
  -Give us feedback
  -Voices of Readers
  -Online community
  -China Biz info
  What's new
 -
 -
Great Wall Station in Antarctic will have Internet link
+ -
16:52, January 18, 2008

 Related News
 Historic flight marks air-link between Australia and Antarctic
 Japan's 3rd-generation icebreaker leaves for last Antarctic mission
 Antarctic expedition in full swing in greeting International Polar Year
 China prepares for expansion of Antarctic base
 China prepares for expansion of Antarctic base
 Comment  Tell A Friend
 Print Format  Save Article
China's Antarctic Great Wall Station will be connected to the Internet by the end of February – greatly reducing the distance between the Great Wall Station and China.

According to reports, after the link opens, the expedition team will be able to transmit expedition data, hold network video conferences, and make network voice calls.

Currently the "Great Wall Station - Shanghai" satellite communications project is being constructed. The Great Wall Station is in the Western Hemisphere, so it does not have direct satellite coverage in Shanghai. As a result, it employs an "International Cable plus Satellite" connection. To make this happen, China's "Snow Dragon," the polar scientific vessel, transported nearly four tons of satellite communications equipment from home to the station.

In addition, China's Antarctic Zhongshan Station will also install satellite communications projects next year.

By People's Daily Online



  Your Message:   Most Commented:
Is 'Laowai' a negative term?

|About Peopledaily.com.cn | Advertise on site | Contact us | Site map | Job offer|
Copyright by People's Daily Online, All Rights Reserved

http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90781/90877/6341112.pdf