China successfully launches new communication technology experiment satelliteChristian Fernsby ▼ | January 8, 2020
China sent a new communication technology experiment satellite into space from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province at 11:20 p.m. (Beijing Time), yesterday.
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The satellite was launched on a Long March-3B carrier rocket. It was the 324th mission for the Long March series carrier rockets.
The new satellite and the carrier rocket were developed by the Shanghai Academy of Spaceflight Technology and the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology, under the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. ■