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China launches new test satellite

Updated: Jun 22,2022 14:07    Xinhua
A Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket carrying the Tianxing-1 test satellite blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China, June 22, 2022. The satellite was launched at 10:08 am (Beijing Time) and entered the planned orbit. The satellite is mainly used for experiments such as space environment detection. [Photo/Xinhua]

JIUQUAN — China sent a new satellite into space on June 22 from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China.

The Tianxing-1 test satellite was launched by a Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket at 10:08 am (Beijing Time) and entered the planned orbit.

The satellite is mainly used for experiments such as space environment detection.

It was the 15th flight mission of the Kuaizhou-1A rockets, according to the launch center.

A Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket carrying the Tianxing-1 test satellite blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China, June 22, 2022. [Photo/Xinhua]
A Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket carrying the Tianxing-1 test satellite blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China, June 22, 2022. [Photo/Xinhua]
A Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket carrying the Tianxing-1 test satellite blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China, June 22, 2022. [Photo/Xinhua]
A Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket carrying the Tianxing-1 test satellite blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Northwest China, June 22, 2022. [Photo/Xinhua]

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