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China, Europe to Launch 2nd Double Star Satellite

June 26, 2004|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

China and Europe plan a July launch for a second satellite aimed at tracking space storms and improving the safety of space missions, the China Daily said on Friday.

The Probe-2 satellite, part of the Sino-European Double Star Program, will be launched aboard a Long March 2C/SM rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in China's northern province of Shanxi.

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