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China launches remote sensing satellites

Updated: Jan 25,2018 4:26 PM     Xinhua

XICHANG — China launched a series of Yaogan-30 remote sensing satellites at 1:39 pm (Beijing Time) on Jan 25 on a Long March-2C carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southwest China’s Sichuan province.

A micro-nano 1A satellite was also sent into space along with the Yaogan-30 satellites.

The satellites have successfully entered their preset orbit.

They will conduct electromagnetic environmental probes and other experiments.

The launch was the 265th mission for the Long March rocket family.