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India launches seven satellites

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An Indian rocket carrying seven satellites has launched successfully from the east coast spaceport of Sriharikota.

The main cargo, Oceansat-2, will be used to help forecast the weather and identify potential fishing zones.

A further six "nano-satellites" are also on board, four from Germany and one each from Switzerland and Turkey.

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