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Monday, January 21, 2019, 17:52
China launches two satellites for multispectral imaging
By Xinhua
Monday, January 21, 2019, 17:52 By Xinhua

This photo taken on April 26, 2018 shows a Long March-11 carrier rocket lifting off from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, northwest China's Gansu province. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

JIUQUAN - China launched two satellites for multispectral imaging on a Long March-11 rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 1:42 pm on Monday.

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The satellites have successfully entered their preset orbit, according to the center.

The two satellites, part of Jilin-1 satellite family, were independently developed by Chang Guang Satellite Technology Co. Ltd.

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Loaded with a multi-spectral imager and infrared camera, they will form a network with the 10 previously launched Jilin-1 satellites, providing remote sensing data and services for forestry, shipping, resource and environmental monitoring. 

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