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China just keeps on keeping on with its space program, sending off its Tianlian I-03 satellite into orbit on Thursday.
On Sunday, China ended a 16-month lunar mission by intentionally crashing its probe into the moon.
Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "China Makes Breakthrough in Developing Next-Generation Long March rocket"] BEIJING, July 3 (Xinhua) - China has made a breakthrough in developing its next generation of space-launch vehicle Long March V, which is scheduled for operation by 2014, said sources with the nation's launch vehicle academy.
A Chinese submarine will send test signals that could change the course of a satellite when China launches its first moon orbiter, as part of the country's effort to develop space war technology, a human rights watchdog said Tuesday.