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A top-secret Chinese space mission failing in mid-flight — China's second rocket loss of the year


A top-secret Chinese space mission failing in mid-flight — China's second rocket loss of the year China attempted to launch a top-secret military payload into space early Thursday morning, but the attempt ended in a rain of wreckage. The loss of the Long March 4C rocket and its satellite marks the nation's second launch failure of 2019. The first was a commercial launch in March by the Chinese aerospace startup OneSpace. China put out notifications of airspace closures and other safety measures ahead of the launch, but — as is common — it did not formally announce the mission.    More



(Source: Business Insider - May 24)

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