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Thursday, January 25, 2018, 15:22
China launches remote sensing satellites
By Xinhua
Thursday, January 25, 2018, 15:22 By Xinhua

A Long March-2C carrier rocket is seen in the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan province, on Jan 25, 2018. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

XICHANG - China launched a series of Yaogan-30 remote sensing satellites at 1:39 pm (Beijing Time) Thursday on a Long March-2C carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan province.

A micro-nano 1A satellite was also sent into space along with the Yaogan-30 satellites.

The satellites have successfully entered their preset orbit.

They will conduct electromagnetic environmental probes and other experiments.

The launch was the 265th mission for the Long March rocket family.


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