Sino-French satellite launches into orbit, China says

By Samuel Shen and Eduardo Baptista
Updated June 22 2024 - 9:25pm, first published 9:19pm
A rocket carrying the first astronomical satellite developed by China and France has lifted off. (AP PHOTO)
A rocket carrying the first astronomical satellite developed by China and France has lifted off. (AP PHOTO)

A satellite developed by China and France, the most powerful yet for studying the farthest explosion of stars, has been launched into orbit, Chinese state media says.

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