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China's most advanced satellite platform successfully enters orbit-

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China's DFH-5 platform will be formed by many satellites in high orbit 

Shijian-20 reached its geosynchronous orbit above China on Sunday  

It will eventually have a wide range of purposes, including communications, remote sensing and scientific experiments

China's heaviest satellite - and also its most advanced - has successfully reached its destination in a high orbit around Earth.

The Shijian-20 satellite reached its far-away spot on Sunday and is the first verification satellite for the Dongfanghong-5 (DFH-5) satellite platform.

It launched on December 27 atop the Long March 5 Y3 rocket, which has has been hailed the 'world's most powerful rocket' by Chinese media.