China successfully launches two satellites aboard Long March 4B rocket
Updated 20:53, 03-Jul-2020

China successfully launched two satellites aboard a Long March-4B carrier rocket from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province at 11:10 a.m. Friday. Among the two satellites, one is GFDM or high-resolution multi-mode integrated imaging satellite developed by the Aerospace Dongfanghong Satellite Co., Ltd. from China Academy of Space Technology Corporation (CASC), and the other is the Xibaipo Science Popularization Satellite. The GFDM is China's first optical remote sensing satellite featuring a sub-meter civilian resolution and multiple agile imaging modes.