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Space News Archive - November 27, 2011

Chinese Communications Satellite Successfully Enters Orbit

A Proto-M rocket carrying a Chinese communications satellite successfully launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan late Friday evening, the Russian Federal Space Agency has announced.

Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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