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China launches satellites for Saudi Arabia as well as own lunar probe

Monday 10 December 2018 | 11:29 CET | News
Two Saudi Arabian Earth observation satellites and ten small, secondary payloads rode a Long March 2D rocket into orbit on 07 December from the Jiuquan space base in China's northwestern Inner Mongolia region, reports Space Flight Now.This was hours before the launch of a Chinese lunar probe targeting the first soft landing on the far side of the moon. 

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