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China launches carrier rocket from floating platform
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China launches carrier rocket from floating platform

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Beijing, June 5: China on Wednesday morning successfully launched its first Chang Zheng 11 carrier rocket from a floating launch platform, local media reported.

The liftoff of the vehicle carrying seven spacecraft took place at the site located in the Yellow Sea at 12.6 pm local time, the China Central Television broadcaster reported.

Chang Zheng 11, is a small solid-fueled launch vehicle, consisting of four stages and designed as a carrier rocket that would be ready for launch at a short notice and easy to operate.

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