04 September 2020
William Zheng of SCMP could get hold on some more information on today's launch of a Long March-2F carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre. He wrote: "The latest mission was shrouded in secrecy. A copy of an official memo circulating on social media warned staff and visitors to the launch site not to film the lift-off or discuss it online. 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.” The source declined to comment on the details of the mission but suggested “maybe you can take a look at the US X-37B”."
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