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Chang Zheng 3A puts Chinese weather satellite in orbit

Submit on Saturday, December 9th, 2006 06:16

Rocket: Chang Zheng 3A; Payload: Fengyun-2D [FY-2D]; Date: 8 December, 0053 UTC. Launch Site: Xichang, China. The satellite separated from the rocket about 24 minutes after lift-off and successfully entered geosynchronous transfer orbit, according to the satellite monitoring centre in Xi’an.

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