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China launches 2nd Shijian-16 satellite

(Xinhua) Updated: 2016-06-29 14:24

JIUQUAN - China launched its second Shijian-16 series satellite on Wednesday.

The satellite was carried by a Long March-4B rocket and took off at 11:21 am from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China.

Wednesday's was the 231st by a Long March rocket.

The first Shijian-16 satellite was launched in October 2013.