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China launches experiment satellite 'TK-1'

China on Friday launched an experiment satellite, "TK-1", from northwestern Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.
The satellite, carried by the rocket "KT-2", blasted off from the launch center at 7:53 a.m. Friday, and it later entered its intended orbit.
"TK-1" is the first satellite independently developed by China Aerospace Science & Industry Corp. (CASIC) and will be used for remote sensing, telecommunications and experiments in minisatellite-based technologies.

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