Three new remote sensing satellites were successfully launched by China from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in the Sichuan Province in southwest China. The satellites were launched by a Long March-2D carrier rocket at 10:22 a.m. (local time) as part of the Yaogan-35 family and successfully entered the intended orbit.
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- The satellites will primarily be utilised for scientific research, land resource assessments, agricultural production estimation, and disaster prevention and mitigation. The Long March series carrier rockets’ 424th mission was this one.
- Three Yaogan-35 satellites were launched by China on November 6.
- The China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation’s Long March carrier rocket family, which accounts for around 96.4%.