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China Launches Remote Sensing Satellites

Dec 26, 2017

China launched remote sensing satellites at 3:44 a.m. (Beijing Time) Tuesday on a Long March-2C carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

The satellites have entered its preset orbit and the launch was proclaimed a success.

As the third batch of the Yaogan-30 project, the satellites will conduct electromagnetic environmental probes and other experiments.

The launch is the 260th mission of the Long March rocket family. (Xinhua)

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