Two Chinese Kuaizhou-1A Rockets Launch Back-to-Back Flights Just Hours Apart

Space.com | 12/10/2019 | Elizabeth Howell
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China launched a six-satellite mission into space successfully on Saturday (Dec. 9), according to state-run media reports. What's more, it was the second rocket launch from the same spaceport in only six hours.

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The satellites flew aboard a Kuaizhou-1A rocket at 16:52 p.m. local time (3:52 a.m. EST or 0852 GMT) from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern province of Shanxi. Footage from Chinese news provider CCTV shows the Kuaizhou-1A soaring into a pink dusk sky, with clouds dotting the background.

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