China launches a land exploration satellite

UPDATED:2018年03月19日 SOURCE:Xinhua

A Long March-2D rocket carrying a land exploration satellite is launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, March 17, 2018. China launched a land exploration satellite into a preset orbit from here at 3:10 p.m. Saturday. The satellite is the fourth of its kind and mainly used for exploration of land resources by remote sensing. (Xinhua/Wang Jiangbo)


China launched a land exploration satellite into a preset orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi desert of the country's northwest at 3:10 p.m. Saturday.


The satellite is the fourth of its kind and mainly used for exploration of land resources by remote sensing.


A Long March-2D rocket carried the satellite into space.


The launch was the 268th mission of the Long March rocket series.

 




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