China completes third launch in as many days

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The competition heats up: China today completed its third launch in as many days, placing a remote sensing satellite into orbit.

It was also reported today that one of the strap-on boosters from the previous launch fell and exploded in a Chinese village, where towns-people were able to take videos of it burning on the ground.

The launch standings:

3 China
1 SpaceX
1 India



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