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China launches new satellite into space
SOURCE: CASC     UPDATED: 2024-05-13

China on Sunday launched a Long March-4C rocket, placing a satellite in space.

The rocket blasted off at 7:43 a.m. (Beijing Time) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China and sent the satellite Shiyan-23 into preset orbit.

The satellite will mainly be used for space environment monitoring.

It was the 522nd flight mission of the Long March series rockets.