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China Launches Meteorological Satellite
Beijing, January 14 (KCNA) -- China successfully put meteorological satellite Fengyun-II 07 into its preset orbit on Friday.

Carrier rocket Changzheng-3 with the satellite atop blasted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center.

The satellite will be used for providing continuous meteorological monitoring and sending maritime and water resource data.

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