China launches new remote-sensing satellites

2021-07-19 02:05:23 GMT2021-07-19 10:05:23(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

XICHANG, July 19 (Xinhua) -- China successfully launched a new remote-sensing satellite group from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province at 8:19 a.m. Monday (Beijing Time).

The satellites were sent into orbit by a Long March-2C carrier rocket. This is the 10th group belonging to the Yaogan-30 family.

Also aboard was Tianqi-15, a satellite belonging to the Tianqi constellation.

Monday's launch was the 380th mission of the Long March rocket series. Enditem