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China launches remote sensing satellites

Updated: Dec 26,2017 10:14 AM     Xinhua

China launches remote sensing satellites on a Long March-2C carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southwest China’s Sichuan province, Dec 26, 2017. As the third batch of the Yaogan-30 project, the satellites will conduct electromagnetic environmental probes and other experiments. [Photo/Xinhua]

XICHANG — China launched remote sensing satellites at 3:44 a.m. (Beijing Time) on Dec 26 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.

China launches remote sensing satellites on a Long March-2C carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southwest China’s Sichuan province, Dec 26, 2017. As the third batch of the Yaogan-30 project, the satellites will conduct electromagnetic environmental probes and other experiments. [Photo/Xinhua]

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