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China Launches New-tech Experiment Twin Satellites
SOURCE: China Space News     UPDATED: 2018-07-11

XICHANG, July 2 (China Space News) -- China successfully launched new-tech experiment twin satellites on the Long March-2C rocket from southwest China's Xichang Satellite Launch Center Wednesday morning.

The twin satellites were launched at 11:30 a.m., and entered their intended orbit.

The twin-satellites missions are to link the inter-satellite network and conduct new technology tests on satellites earth-observation.

It was the 278th mission of the Long March rocket series.