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China launches maritime satellite

08-16-2011 15:36 BJT

A Long March-4B carrier rocket lifts off carrying a maritime
satellite at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in North
China's Shanxi province, Aug 16, 2011. The orbiter,
Haiyang-2, is for the supervision and survey of maritime
environment and will be an important tool for the prevention
and reduction of maritime disasters. [Photo/Xinhua]

A Long March-4B carrier rocket lifts off carrying
a maritime satellite at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch
Center in North China's Shanxi province, Aug 16,
2011. [Photo/Xinhua]


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