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China launches third communication satellite in Tiantong 1 system

Thursday 21 January 2021 | 15:10 CET | News
China has launched the Tiantong 1-03 communications satellite into a preset orbit early on 20 January morning in its first space mission this year, according to China Daily citing China Aerospace Science and Technology, the country's largest space contractor. The satellite was launched by a Long March 3B carrier rocket at 00:25 hrs from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in West China's Sichuan province, China Aerospace Science and Technology said.

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