gobi gobi  /ˈɡoʊ bi/


  • (n) a desert in central China


  1. IHT Rendezvous: China Celebrates First Dragon Boat Festival in Space

    China’s Shenzhou 10 space capsule launched successfully Tuesday from the edges of the Gobi Desert, carrying three astronauts and some special holiday food for today’s Dragon Boat Festival which commemorates the suicide of a poet and statesman nearly 2,300 years ago.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. Chinese spaceship blasts off from Gobi Desert

    A Chinese spaceship blasted off Tuesday from a launch center in the Gobi Desert, carrying three astronauts on what is expected to be the Asian giant's longest crewed mission yet.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. China Launches Shenzhou-10 Astronauts For 15-Day Space Mission

    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online China launched a manned space mission from the Gobi desert carrying three astronauts on Tuesday morning. The astronauts were launched aboard the Shenzhou-10 for a 15-day mission to an experimental laboratory. "You are the pride of the Chinese people, and this mission is both glorious and sacred," President Xi Jinping, who attended the launch ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: redOrbit


  1. "In Beijing, if Senator Joyce was to get some votes there to establish a National Party, they'll end up breaking rocks in the Gobi Desert for a long, long time," Brown said.
    on Mar 18, 2009 By: Bob Brown Source: Exec Digital

  2. "Gobi is the first embedded mobile wireless solution to allow multi-network support," said Beau Beck, senior director, wireless connectivity at Qualcomm. "This provides global connectivity for the enterprise and greater flexibility for device...
    on Dec 9, 2009 By: Beck Source: Welt Online

  3. The remaining teams continue to travel more than 434 miles a day through the challenging terrain, which ranges from "narrow mountain roads in East Turkey to the vast and sandy Gobi desert in China," says Vermeer.
    on Aug 7, 2006 By: Johannes Vermeer Source: BusinessWeek

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