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China Launches SJ-11-03 Satellite
    UPDATED: 2011-07-07
BEIJING, July 7 (China Space News) — A Long March-2C launch vehicle blasted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 12:28 a.m. on Wednesday, carrying the SJ-11-03 satellite into space.

The satellite, developed by China Spacesat Co. Ltd under China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, will be used to conduct space scientific and technological experiments, according to the company.

The successful launch of the LM-2C, developed by the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology, was the 139th for China's Long March series carrier rockets.