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China Launches Reusable Rocket in Mystery Test – Space News

The Long March 2F rocket was sent into low Earth orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi Desert, said the report


The Long March-2F carrier rocket
China's foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian. File photo: CNSphoto via Reuters.

 

China launched a reusable spacecraft into space as part of a secretive experiment on Thursday, Space News reported.

The Long March 2F rocket was sent into low Earth orbit, said the report, after it was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi Desert. Full details of the purpose and length of the experiment are not known, it added.

Read the full report: Space News

 

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Alfie Habershon

Alfie is a Reporter at Asia Financial. He previously lived in Mumbai reporting on India's economy and healthcare for data journalism initiative IndiaSpend, as well as having worked for London based Tortoise Media.

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