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New broadcasting satellite fails to enter preset orbit

2017-06-19 17:05:00 (Beijing Time)


XICHANG, Sichuan - A broadcasting satellite, which was launched aboard the Long March-3B carrier rocket from southwest China's Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 12:11 a.m. Monday, failed to enter the preset orbit.

The exact reason for the failure of the radio and television broadcasting satellite is under investigation.