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China puts second Tiantong-1 mobile communications satellite into orbit

Thursday 19 November 2020 | 10:24 CET | News
China sent its Tiantong-1 (02) mobile communications satellite into an orbit high above Earth on 12 November, according to Space.com. Tiantong-1 (02), the second satellite for China's mobile communication system, will serve users in China and the surrounding region, including parts of the Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa. The satellite was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre on the back of a Long March 3B rocket. 

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