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China successfully launches satellite to test space debris mitigation technology

It was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

October 24, 2021 / 09:14 AM IST
China successfully launched a new satellite on Sunday to test and verify space debris mitigation technologies.

China successfully launched a new satellite on Sunday to test and verify space debris mitigation technologies.

China successfully launched a new satellite on Sunday to test and verify space debris mitigation technologies.

It was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

The satellite, named Shijian-21, was launched by a Long March-3B carrier rocket and it entered the planned orbit successfully.

The satellite will be mainly used to test and verify space debris mitigation technologies, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
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first published: Oct 24, 2021 09:16 am
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