Government and Policy

China to launch a new weather satellite soon

Updated: 2010-11-03 17:24
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TAIYUAN -- China will launch a new meteorological satellite at an appropriate time in coming days, the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center said in a statement Wednesday.

A Long March-4C carrier rocket will carry the satellite, the second of China's Fengyun III series, into space.

Preparations for the launch have progressed smoothly, the statement said.