China launches new communications satellite

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Added On January 12, 2019

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China has sent the Zhongxing-2D satellite into space on a Long March-3B carrier rocket from the the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province.
   
The satellite entered the preset orbit on Friday.
   
The Chinese-made communication and broadcasting satellite will provide transmission service for the country's radio, television stations and cable television networks.
   
The Zhongxing-2D satellite and Long March-3B carrier rocket were developed and produced by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.
   
This was the 298th mission of the Long March rocket series.