China to launch new communication satellite

Updated: 2011-06-19 16:45
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XICHANG - China will launch a new communication satellite, Zhongxing-10, in the next few days at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southwest China.

Sources with the center said Sunday that a Long March-3B rocket carrier will carry the satellite into space.

Both the satellite and rocket carrier are launch-ready and preparations are going smoothly, the sources said.