China launches new remote sensing satellite

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A new remote sensing satellite is launched by a Long March-2C carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, March 13, 2023. The satellite entered its planned orbit successfully. (Photo by Wang Jiangbo/Xinhua)

China successfully sent a new remote sensing satellite into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, located in the country’s northwest region, on Monday.

The remote sensing satellite was launched at 12:02 p.m. (Beijing Time) by a Long March-2C carrier rocket and entered its planned orbit successfully.

The launch was the 466th flight mission of the Long March carrier rocket series.

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