China launches reusable experimental spacecraft

China successfully launched a reusable experimental spacecraft with a Long March-2F carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China Friday.

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After a period of in-orbit operation, the spacecraft will return to the scheduled landing site in China. It will test reusable technologies during its flight, providing technological support for the peaceful use of space.

Friday's launch was the 14th mission of the Long March-2F carrier rocket. Enditem

The document also said “all units should strengthen personnel security education and personnel management during missions to ensure that there is no leakage of secrets.”

A military source confirmed the authenticity of the document, saying: “There are many firsts in this launch. The spacecraft is new, the launch method is also different. That’s why we need to make sure there is extra security.”

Source: New China News Agency & scmp