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China sends new group of remote sensing satellites into space

Global Times

By Deng Xiaoci Source:Global Times Published: 2020/3/24 12:26:26

China successfully sent a group of remote sensing Yaogan-30 satellites into space on Tuesday from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southwest China's Sichuan Province on Tuesday.

The satellites, all belonging to the Group 6 of the Yaogan-30 family, were launched by a Long March-2C carrier rocket on Tuesday, Global Times learned from the space authority.

The satellites, developed by the Innovation Academy for Microsatellites under the Chinese Academy of Sciences, will be mainly used for electromagnetic environment detection and related technological tests.

The Long March-2C rocket is developed by the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT) of the State-owned China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.

The Tuesday mission marked the 329 flight of the Long March rocket family.

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