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China launches new rocket for carrying satellites

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 05:50
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China's Long March-6 rocket, which uses liquid propellant, blasting off from the launch pad in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, on Sunday carrying 20 micro-satellites.

Shanghai

CHINA on Sunday launched a new type of rocket, which will primarily be used for carrying satellites aloft, state media reported, as the country races ahead with an ambitious space programme.

The Long March-6, a newly developed carrier rocket which uses liquid propellant,

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