China successfully launches new remote sensing satellite
Editor: Chen Zhuo
XICHANG, Oct. 15 (Xinhua) -- China sent a new remote sensing satellite into space from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan.
The satellite, Yaogan-36, was launched by a Long March-2D carrier rocket at 3:12 a.m. (Beijing Time) on Saturday and entered the planned orbit successfully.
This was the 444th flight mission of the Long March series carrier rockets.
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