China Launches 2nd Shijian-16 Satellite

China, a communist nation in East Asia has successfully launched its second Shijian-16 series satellite for space research and experiments. The first Chinese technology demonstration satellite, Shijian-16 was launched in October 2013.


The satellite was launched on board of Long March-4B rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in Jiuquan, northwest China’s Gansu Province. The second Shijian-16 satellite will be used for space environment measurements and technology testing. It will mainly probe the space environment, radiation and its effects and also record space physical environment parameters and conduct other related space experiments. 

So let’s do:
1. Name the country, which has launched 2nd Shijian-16 Satellite?

Source – The Hindu

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