China launches ocean research satellite

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Using its Long March 4B rocket China today launched an ocean research satellite.

The leaders in the 2018 launch standings (also including Russia’s launch today):

29 China
17 SpaceX
9 Russia
7 Europe (Arianespace)

China’s lead over the U.S. in the national rankings has now widened to 29 to 26.


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