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Xinhua | Updated:2017-04-30 20:39WENCHANG, Hainan — Chinas Long March-5 Y2 carrier rocket arrived at the launch base in Hainan, South China, on Sunday.The launch vehicle departed from northern Chinas Tianjin on April 24 and sailed 1,670 nautical miles before reaching Wenchang, Hainan Province.
The rocket will be used in the launch of the Shijian-18 communication satellite in June.
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