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China launches new satellite

 2015-10-27 08:03:36.0

292331-chine Beijing: �China has successfully launched a mapping satellite into the orbit, it was reported on Tuesday. The Tianhui-1C was launched on Monday from the Jiuquan satellite launch centre in Gansu province, the Global Times reported. Designed by a subsidiary of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASTC), Tianhui-1C is the third satellite in the Tianhui-1 series. It will be used for scientific experiments, land resource surveys, mapping, crop yield estimation and disaster relief. (IANS)

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