China's new large rocket Long March-5B makes maiden flight
China's new large rocket Long March-5B makes maiden flight
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China's new large rocket Long March-5B makes maiden flight

15:18 May 05, 2020 Reuters

China on Tuesday successfully launched its largest carrier rocket, which was carrying a new-generation spacecraft, state broadcaster CCTV said. The Long March-5B carrier rocket took off at 1800 local time (1000 GMT) at the Wenchang Space Launch Center in the southern island province of Hainan. It was the first mission carried out by the Long March-5B, CCTV reported, citing the China Manned Space Engineering Office.

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