The Chang'e 4 lunar probe launches from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest China's Sichuan Province. Photo: Xinhua via AP

China launches first satellite in bid to create global communications network and broaden net access

  • The Hongyun Project represents an important part of China’s national policy to commercialise space technologies and broaden net access to rural areas
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The Chang'e 4 lunar probe launches from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest China's Sichuan Province. Photo: Xinhua via AP
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