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  China News Service, Beijing, June 28 (Ma Shuisha Zheng Weijie) At 23:46 on June 27, Beijing time, China used the Long March 4C carrier rocket at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center to successfully launch the Gaofen 12-03 satellite. After lift-off, the satellite successfully entered the predetermined orbit, and the launch mission was a complete success.

The satellite is mainly used in the fields of land census, urban planning, land rights confirmation, road network design, crop yield estimation, and disaster prevention and mitigation.

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  The mission is the 425th flight of the Long March series of launch vehicles.