CHINA China launches land exploration satellite

CHINA

China launches land exploration satellite

Global Times

06:09, March 18, 2018

A Long March-2D rocket carrying a land exploration satellite is launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, March 17, 2018. China launched a land exploration satellite into a preset orbit from here at 3:10 p.m. Saturday. The satellite is the fourth of its kind and mainly used for exploration of land resources by remote sensing. (Photo: Xinhua)

A Long March-2D rocket carrying a land exploration satellite is launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, March 17, 2018. China launched a land exploration satellite into a preset orbit from here at 3:10 p.m. Saturday. The satellite is the fourth of its kind and mainly used for exploration of land resources by remote sensing. (Photo: Xinhua)

China launched a land exploration satellite into a preset orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi desert of the country's northwest at 3:10 p.m. Saturday.
The satellite is the fourth of its kind and mainly used for exploration of land resources by remote sensing.
A Long March-2D rocket carried the satellite into space.
The launch was the 268th mission of the Long March rocket series.


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