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China deploys ‘drag sail’ to aid fight against space junk

China has unfolded a large sail attached to a rocket component following a recent launch, as part of tests designed to help reduce the amount of space junk orbiting Earth.

The country launched a Long March 2D rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China on June 24, successfully placing three Yaogan 35 series satellites into orbit.

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