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Long March-6 Launch Made the Top Sci-tech News List of 2015
SOURCE: China Space News     UPDATED: 2016-01-29

BEIJING, Jan. 26 (China Space News) — The top science and technology news of 2015 was announced in Beijing on January 19.

Sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), academics at the two institutes voted on what news would be on the list.

The top ten domestic pieces were topped by the country's breakthrough in quantum communication research.

The list also featured China's accomplishments in space technology, including launch of the carrier rocket Long March-6, which carried 20 micro-satellites for space tests, as well as launch of the first satellite for the global service of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System.