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China's newest rocket facility prepares for launch

By Zhao Lei in Wenchang, Hainan | China Daily | Updated: 2016-06-25 07:49

The Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, China's newest space facility, will soon carry out its first mission to send the country's next generation Long March 7 carrier rocket skyward.

Yi Ziqian, deputy director at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center who also heads the Wenchang center, said on Friday that the Wenchang facility had completed all preparations for the maiden flight of Long March 7 and was ready to fuel the rocket.

Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, in the southern island province of Hainan, is administered by the Xichang center.

China's newest rocket facility prepares for launch

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