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China to Launch Weather Satellite Feng Yun 3

China plans to launch the Feng Yun 3 weather satellite on May 27 morning, said China National Space Administration (CNSA) in Beijing on Sunday.

The satellite would be carried by a Long March 4C rocket and lunched at the Taiyuan satellite launch center in Shanxi Province.

Feng Yun 3 is a second generation polar-orbiting meteorological satellites made by China. It carries a dozen of equipment and can work in all weather conditions and cover the whole globe of the earth.

(Xinhua News Agency May 26, 2008)

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