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China Launches Satellite
Beijing, January 10 (KCNA) -- China succeeded in putting the satellite Ziyuan-3 into its preset orbit on Monday.

Carrier rocket Changzheng-4 with the satellite atop blasted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launching Center.

The satellite is to be used for territorial research, prevention of disasters, protection of ecological environment and other purposes as well as agriculture and forestry.

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