Published: 13:28, May 21, 2024
China's Kuaizhou-11 Y4 rocket launches 4 new satellites
By Xinhua

Satellites belonging to the Tianmu-1 meteorological constellation are launched by a Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, July 20, 2023. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

JIUQUAN - China on Tuesday launched the Kuaizhou-11 Y4 carrier rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, sending four new satellites into space.

The commercial rocket blasted off at 12:15 pm (Beijing Time) from the launch site.

The four satellites, including the Wuhan-1 satellite and an ultra-low orbit technology test satellite, have entered their planned orbits.

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The launch was the 32nd flight mission of the Kuaizhou rocket series.