China launches maritime satellite

Updated: 2011-08-16 09:29


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China launches maritime satellite

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]

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