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China launches three low-orbit communication test satellites

JIUQUAN, 21st May, 2022 (WAM) -- China has successfully sent three low-orbit communication test satellites into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China.

Chinese news agency Xinhua reported that the three communication satellites were launched by a Long March-2C carrier rocket at 18:30 (Beijing Time), 20th May, and have entered the planned orbit.

These satellites will carry out tests and verifications of in-orbit communication technologies.

The launch marked the 421st flight mission of the Long March series carrier rockets.

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