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China launches Beidou satellite
Posted: Sun, Nov 4 7:59 AM ET (1359 GMT)
China launched another Beidou navigation satellite Thursday. A Long March 3B rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 11:57 am EDT (1557 GMT, 11:57 pm Beijing time) and placed the Beidou satellite into a geostationary transfer orbit. The spacecraft is the 16th Beidou satellite to be launched this year as China builds out the system to provide navigation services globally.


China launches weather satellite
Posted: Sun, Jun 10 10:07 AM ET (1507 GMT)
China launched a weather satellite Tuesday. The Long March 3A rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 9:07 a.m. Eastern and placed the Fengyun-2H satellite into a geostationary transfer orbit. The 1.4-ton satellite is the eighth and final satellite in the older Fengyun-2 series of spin-stabilized weather satellites, and will operate from 86.5 degrees east when it enters service.





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