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Friday, 25 September 2020 4.42 PM IST

China's remote-sensing optical satellite fails to reach orbit: state media

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Beijing: China's optical remote-sensing satellite Jilin-1 Gaofen 02C failed to enter the pre-set orbit on Saturday, official media reported in Beijing.
The satellite was launched aboard the Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 1:02 pm (local time).

The launch centre said the mission failed because of abnormal performance, state-run Global Times reported. Specific reasons for the failure are under investigation, it said.

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