China launches rocket from ship at sea for first time

A Long March 11 carrier rocket takes off from a mobile launch platform in the Yellow Sea off Shandong province, China June 5, 2019. China Daily via REUTERS

BEIJING (Reuters) – China successfully launched a rocket from a ship at sea for the first time on Wednesday, state media reported, the latest step forward in its ambitious space programme. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off from a platform on a large semi-submersible barge in the Yellow Sea just after midday (0400 GMT), […]

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