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Long March 2D launches reconnaissance satellite
Posted: Sat, Jan 20, 2018, 6:42 PM ET (2342 GMT)
A Long March rocket launched the third in a series of imaging satellites January 13. The Long March 2D lifted off at 2:10 am EST (0710 GMT) and placed into orbit the LKW-3 satellite. Chinese media said that the satellite, like two others launched last month, will be used for land resources observations, but is likely to have military applications.
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