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China plans ten rocket launches in second half of 2015

(People's Daily Online)    10:28, June 09, 2015
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After China's Long March 3C/ the Yuanzheng-1 (Expedition-1) carrier rockets successfully boosted a new-generation satellite for the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System into space in the first half of 2015, more rockets will blast off in the second half of this year, China Space News reports on Sunday.

During the mission of the second half of this year, the Long March -3C carrier rocket will be the "main force".

"We will finish about 10 rocket launches between the second year of 2015 and the Spring Festival of 2016. These rockets will carry out nearly 30 space missions in the three years to come", said Jiang Jie, chief designer of Long March-3A carrier rocket series. 

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