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China launches new satellite into space

China launches new satellite into space


Jiuquan, China on Sunday launched a Long March-4C rocket, placing a satellite in space.

The rocket blasted off at 7:43 a.m. (Beijing Time) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China and sent the satellite Shiyan-23 into preset orbit, Xinhua reported.

The satellite will mainly be used for space environment monitoring.

It was the 522nd flight mission of the Long March series rockets.

Source: Bahrain News Agency