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China launches telecommunication technology test satellite

Updated: Dec 25,2018 9:09 AM     Xinhua

Long March-3C carrier rocket blasts off from the launch pad at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Xichang, Southwest China’s Sichuan province, Dec 25, 2018. China successfully launched the No 3 telecommunication technology test satellite on Dec 25.[Photo/Xinhua]

XICHANG — China successfully launched the No 3 telecommunication technology test satellite on Dec 25.

The satellite was launched at 0:53 am Beijing Time by a Long March-3C carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southwest China’s Sichuan province.

The satellite was developed and produced by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.

There have been 296 Long March rocket missions.

Long March-3C carrier rocket blasts off from the launch pad at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Xichang, Southwest China’s Sichuan province, Dec 25, 2018. [Photo/Xinhua]

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