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China launches remote sensing satellite
Posted: Sun, Nov 3, 2019, 8:27 AM ET (1327 GMT)
A Long March 4B rocket launched a remote sensing satellite Sunday. The Long March 4B rocket lifted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center at 11:22 pm ET Saturday (0322 GMT, 11:22 am Beijing time Sunday) and placed the Gaofen-7 satellite into orbit. The satellite is described by Chinese officials as the county's first civilian-use satellite for "three-dimensional surveying and mapping" operating at resolutions of less than one meter. Three other smallsats also reached orbit on the launch.
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