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.