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Using its Long March 4B rocket China today successfully launched a remote sensing Earth resources satellite.
They also once again tested grid fins on the first stage, comparable to the ones on SpaceX’s Falcon 9, for controlling the landing zone of that first stage.
The leaders in the 2019 launch race:
6 Europe (Arianespace)
The U.S. now leads China 22 to 21 in the national rankings..