China launches remote sensing satellites

Source
Xinhuanet
Editor
Li Jiayao
Time
2017-12-26

XICHANG, Sichuan, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) -- China launched remote sensing satellites at 3:44 a.m.(Beijing Time) Tuesday on a Long March-2C carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

The satellites have entered its preset orbit and the launch was proclaimed a success.

As the third batch of the Yaogan-30 project, the satellites will conduct electromagnetic environmental probes and other experiments.

The launch is the 260th mission of the Long March rocket family.

 

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