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China sends remote-sensing satellite into space


20:59, December 22, 2011

Carrying China's "Ziyuan I" 02C satellite, a Long March 4B carrier rocket lifts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern China's Shanxi province, Dec. 22, 2011. China successfully sent the high-resolution remote-sensing satellite into space on Thursday. The satellite will be used to conduct surveys on land resources, help with natural disaster reduction and prevention and so on. (Xinhua/Yao Jianfeng)

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