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China launches new communication technology experiment satellite
SOURCE: CASC     UPDATED: 2023-11-10

WENCHANG, Hainan, Nov. 3 (Xinhua) -- China successfully sent a communication technology experiment satellite into space from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on the southern island province of Hainan on Friday.

The satellite was launched at 10:54 p.m. (Beijing Time) by a modified version of the Long March-7 carrier rocket and entered the planned orbit successfully.

The satellite will be mainly used for multi-band and high-speed communication technology experiments.

This marks the 495th mission for the Long March series carrier rockets.