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103. 

Which country's new Long March 5B carrier rocket took its maiden flight on May 5, 2020 carrying the trial version of the country's new-generation manned spaceship and a cargo return capsule for test into space?

[A]. USA
[B]. Russia
[C]. China
[D]. Pakistan

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

China's new Long March 5B carrier rocket took its maiden flight on May 5, 2020 carrying the trial version of the country's new-generation manned spaceship and a cargo return capsule for test into space. The large white rocket blasted off from Wenchang Space Launch Centre in China's island province of Hainan. Around 488 seconds later, the experimental spacecraft with no crew separated from the rocket and entered its planned orbit along with the cargo return capsule.

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