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Main » 2011 » December » 8 » China launched a remote-sensing satellite.


China launched a remote-sensing satellite.
15:07
On November 29, 2011 at 18:50 UTC (on November 30 at 02:50 Beijing time) the Chang Zheng-2C (Long March-2C) rocket-carrier was launched from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern province of Shanxi, China.
The rocket orbited the "Yaogan XIII” remote-sensing satellite. The satellite will be used to conduct scientific experiments, carry out surveys on land resources, monitor crop yields and help with natural disaster-reduction and prevention.
The Long March 2C rocket was produced by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation. This launch is the 152th mission of Long-March-series rockets.
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