03 June 2018

China Successfully Launches New Earth Observation Satellite

China Successfully Launches New Earth Observation Satellite


China successfully launched a new Earth observation satellite 'the Gaofen-6' which will be mainly used in agricultural resources research and disaster monitoring.

The Satellite was launched on a Long March-2D rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China. It was the 276th mission of the Long March rocket series.

Source- The Times of India

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Bank of India Exam 2018-
  • China Capital- Beijing, Currency- Renminbi, President- Xi Jinping.

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