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China successfully launches remote sensing satellite

November 20, 2013, 11:01 UTC+3
The satellite will be used to carry out scientific experiments
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BEIJING, November 20. /ITAR-TASS /. China successfully launched a satellite for Earth’s remote sensing from Taiyuan launching area in Shanxi on Wednesday. According to Xinhua News Agency, the unit was put into orbit by means of Changzheng-4 (“Long March-4”) carrier.

The satellite will be used to carry out scientific experiments, including the study of the planet's surface, and the prediction of natural disasters.

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