China launches new test satellite using Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket

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China sent a new satellite into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on Thursday, Xinhua reports.

The Tianxing-1 02 satellite was launched by a Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket at 11:52 a.m. (Beijing Time) and has entered the planned orbit.

The satellite is mainly used for experiments such as space environment detection.

It was the 26th flight mission of the Kuaizhou-1A rockets, according to the launch center.

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