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Launch of carrier rocket to boost tourism

By Ma Zhiping and Liu Xiaoli in Haikou | China Daily | Updated: 2016-11-03 07:58

Wenchang in Hainan province will see an increase in visitors as the launch of the Long March 5 carrier rocket, scheduled for early November, draws near.

The Wenchang Satellite Launch Center is the fourth of its kind in the country.

To ensure that visitors enjoy their experience of witnessing the launch of the carrier rocket, the second of its kind at the launch center, local authorities have prepared seven observation areas which can accommodate more than 25,000 spectators, according to a local government official.

Launch of carrier rocket to boost tourism

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