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China: Long March-3B carrier rocket carries new communication technology test satellite, launch successful

This Telecommunication Test Satellite Was Launched At Midnight With The Help Of A Long March 3B Carrier Rocket. Long March 5 Is Believed To Be China’s Largest Carrier Rocket, As Reported By China’s Aerospace Science And Technology Corporation.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Saurabh Kumar | Updated on: 07 Jan 2017, 01:07:33 PM
China launches new communication technology test satellite

New Delhi:

China on Friday night launched a telecommunication technology test satellite by Long March-3B carrier rocket in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. China’s state-run Xinhua news agency reported that the satellite was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre.

This telecommunication test satellite was launched at midnight with the help of a long March 3B carrier rocket. Long March 5 is believed to be China’s largest carrier rocket, as reported by China’s Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.

The satellite, a three-stage rocket with a strap of liquid rocket boosters will send telecommunication data to Earth. Long March-5 and Long March-7 rockets will be used to launch record-breaking number space launches.

China’s Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation had initiated a successful test run of the satellite in November 2016.

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First Published : 06 Jan 2017, 07:32:00 PM

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