A Long March-2C carrier rocket blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province, June 18, 2021. /Xinhua
China successfully sent a new remote-sensing satellite group into orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province on Friday. The satellites were launched by a Long March-2C carrier rocket at 2:30 p.m. Beijing time. This is the ninth group belonging to the Yaogan-30 family.Also aboard was Tianqi-14, a satellite belonging to the Tianqi constellation. It was the 375th mission of the Long March rocket series.
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