China to launch satellite on Saturday 2008-10-24 23:40:10   Print

    TAIYUAN, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- China will project a satellite coded as the 03 Group of the Shijian-6 serial research satellites sometime on Saturday, according to an official with the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province.

    The rocket carrier would be a Long March 4B, said the official, noting both the satellite and the rocket were in good condition and all the preparations for the launch had been done.

    So far, there were no detailed reports about the mission of the satellite.

Editor: Yan
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