China—New Test Satellite Placed In Orbit

Xinhua | 06/23/2022

China has put a new test satellite into orbit, reports Xinhua, China’s state news agency. On Wednesday morning, the Tianxing-1 test satellite was launched onboard a Kuaixhou-1A carrier rocket and put into orbit. The spacecraft will be used primarily for experiments such as “space environment detection,” officials said without providing further details. 

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