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Sunday, July 05, 2020, 13:03
China launches satellite for space environment study
By Xinhua
Sunday, July 05, 2020, 13:03 By Xinhua

The satellite, the second of the Shiyan-6 series, is launched by a Long March-2D carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, in Gansu province, July 5, 2020. (PHOTO / SHAN BIAO FOR CHINA DAILY)

JIUQUAN - China successfully sent a satellite for space environment study and related technology experiments into the planned orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China on Sunday.

The satellite, the second of the Shiyan-6 series, was launched by a Long March-2D carrier rocket at 7:44 am (Beijing Time), according to the center.

Sunday's launch was the 338th by the Long March rocket series.

 (PHOTO / SHAN BIAO FOR CHINA DAILY)

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