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China launches classified payload
Posted: Sun, Nov 26, 2017, 10:15 AM ET (1515 GMT)
Long March 2C launch of Yaogan satellites, Nov. 2017 (Xinhua) China launched a set of classified satellites Friday. The Long March 2C rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 1:10 pm EDT (1810 GMT). Official Chinese news media only reported that the unnamed satellites entered their planned orbit to "conduct electromagnetic probes and other experiments." Western observers believe the payload was a trio of Yaogan reconnaissance satellites.
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