Published: 14:29, May 20, 2024
China sends four satellites into space
By Xinhua
A Long March-2D carrier rocket carrying four satellites blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi province, May 20, 2024. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

TAIYUAN — China on Monday launched a Long March-2D carrier rocket, sending 4 satellites into preset orbit.

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A Long March-2D carrier rocket carrying four satellites blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi province, May 20, 2024. (PHOTO / XINHUA)
A Long March-2D carrier rocket carrying four satellites blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi province, May 20, 2024. (PHOTO / XINHUA)
A Long March-2D carrier rocket carrying four satellites blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi province, May 20, 2024. (PHOTO / XINHUA)
A Long March-2D carrier rocket carrying four satellites blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi province, May 20, 2024. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

The rocket lifted off at 11:06 am (Beijing Time) from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern province of Shanxi. The satellite constellation is coded Beijing-3C.

This was the 523rd flight mission of the Long March rocket series.