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China Launches Remote Sensing Satellites

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China launches remote sensing satellites at 1:39 p.m.(Beijing Time) on a Long March-2C carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province, Jan. 25, 2018. A micro-nano 1A satellite was also sent into space along with the Yaogan-30 satellites. The satellites have successfully entered their preset orbit.(Xinhua/Liang Keyan)

China launched a series of Yaogan-30 remote sensing satellites at 1:39 p.m.(Beijing Time) Thursday on a Long March-2C carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

A micro-nano 1A satellite was also sent into space along with the Yaogan-30 satellites.

The satellites have successfully entered their preset orbit.

They will conduct electromagnetic environmental probes and other experiments.

The launch was the 265th mission for the Long March rocket family. (Xinhua)

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