CHINA China’s Gaofen 02C satellite fails to reach orbit

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China’s Gaofen 02C satellite fails to reach orbit

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19:45, September 12, 2020

China's optical remote-sensing satellite Jilin-1 Gaofen 02C failed to enter the preset orbit on Saturday.

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The satellite was launched aboard the Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 1:02 pm.

The launch center said the mission failed because abnormal performance was identified.

Specific reasons of the failure are under further investigation.

(Compiled by Huang Yuzhang)

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