China launches new remote-sensing satellite

Source:Xinhua Published: 2020/1/15 11:51:17


China sent a new optical remote-sensing satellite for commercial use into planned orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province on Wednesday morning.

The satellite, belonging to the Jilin-1 satellite family, also named Red Flag-1 H9, was launched by a Long March-2D carrier rocket, at 10:53 a.m. Beijing Time.

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