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China launches new satellite

 
Taiyuan, Nov 20 (IANS) China launched a new satellite from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern province of Shanxi on Saturday.

The satellite, Gaofen-11 03, was launched by a Long March-4B rocket at 9:51 a.m. (Beijing Time) and entered the planned orbit successfully, Xinhua news agency reported.

The launch marked the 397th mission for the Long March series carrier rockets.

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