Spectators watch as a Long March 7 (CZ-7) rocket lifts off the launch pad in Wenchang in southern China"s Hainan Province
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China launches new generation space rocket

China has launched its new generation Long March-7 carrier rocket into space.

The rocket uses a new type of fuel which is said to be more environmentally friendly.

It is transporting cargo for China's planned space station and is expected to be the main carrier for future Chinese space launches.

  • 25 Jun 2016
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