(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
China on Saturday launched a Long March-2D carrier rocket to
place a remote sensing satellite group in space, Trend reports citing Xinhua .
As the fourth batch of the Yaogan-35 family, the satellites were
lifted at 1:37 a.m. (Beijing Time) from the Xichang Satellite
Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan and entered
the preset orbit.
They will be mainly used to conduct science experiments, land
resource surveys, yield estimation of agricultural products and
disaster prevention and reduction.
The mission marked the 433rd flight of the Long March carrier
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