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The failure of a Chinese Long March rocket to put a commercial satellite into orbit earlier this week was caused by a malfunction in the rocket’s third stage.

The failure of a Chinese Long March rocket to put a commercial satellite into orbit earlier this week was caused by a malfunction in the rocket’s third stage.

A Brazilian earth research satellite was lost today when a Chinese Long March rocket failed to put it into orbit.

A Brazilian earth research satellite was lost today when a Chinese Long March rocket failed to put it into orbit.

The cause of the failure is not yet known. This failure, however, is a strong boost for SpaceX, as China is its strongest competitor in terms of price.