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September 25, 2015
China's new carrier rocket succeeds in 1st trip
Taiyuan, China (XNA) Sep 22, 2015
China successfully launched a new model of carrier rocket, Long March-6, at 7:01 a.m. Sunday from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province. The rocket carried 20 micro-satellites into the space for space tests. The new rocket, fueled by liquid propellant made of liquid oxygen and kerosene, is China's first carrier rocket that uses fuel free of toxicity and pollution, said Gao Xinhui, an official at China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. "Using s ... read more

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