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China launches new optical remote-sensing satellite

Updated: Aug 23,2020 14:04    Xinhua
A Long March-2D carrier rocket, carrying the Gaofen-9 05 satellite, is launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China, Aug 23, 2020. China successfully launched a new optical remote-sensing satellite from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China at 10:27 am on Aug 23 (Beijing Time). A multifunctional test satellite and another satellite named Tiantuo-5 were also launched via the rocket. [Photo/Xinhua]

JIUQUAN — China successfully launched a new optical remote-sensing satellite from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China at 10:27 am on Aug 23 (Beijing Time).

The satellite, Gaofen-9 05, was sent into orbit by a Long March-2D carrier rocket.

A multifunctional test satellite and another satellite named Tiantuo-5 were also launched via the rocket.

Aug 23's launch was the 343rd mission of the Long March rocket series.

A Long March-2D carrier rocket, carrying the Gaofen-9 05 satellite, is launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China, Aug 23, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]
A Long March-2D carrier rocket, carrying the Gaofen-9 05 satellite, is launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China, Aug 23, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

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