(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
China on Sunday launched a Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket to place
two satellites in space, Trend reports citing Xinhua .
The pair of satellites, Shiyan-14 and Shiyan-15, were lifted at
6:55 a.m. (Beijing Time) from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center
in the northern province of Shanxi and soon entered the preset
The Shiyan-14 will mainly be used to conduct scientific
experiments and verify new technologies, while the Shiyan-15 will
provide data in the fields of land survey, urban planning, and
disaster prevention and mitigation.
It was the 18th flight mission of the Kuaizhou-1A series
rockets, according to the launch center.
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