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China launches coms satellite for Bolivia

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Posted 22 December 2013 - 09:13 AM

China launches communications satellite for Bolivia, Xi voices congratulations


news.xinhuanet.com said:

XICHANG, Sichuan, Dec. 21 (Xinhua) -- China successfully sent a Bolivian communications satellite into orbit with its Long March-3B carrier rocket from southwest Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 0:42 a.m (Beijing Time) Saturday.

Bolivian President Juan Evo Morales Ayma was present, the first time a foreign head of state has witnessed a satellite launch in China.

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