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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
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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