China successfully launches six satellites

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China today successfully launched two Earth observation satellites and four cubesats using its Long March 11 rocket.

This was the third launch of this four-stage solid-fuelled rocket, designed for quick scheduling. They also hope to use it later this year to launch from the ocean.

The 2018 launch standings:

4 China
1 SpaceX
1 India
1 Japan


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