China launches new remote sensing satellite
Updated 10:37, 27-Sep-2022

China sent a new remote sensing satellite into space from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan on Monday.

The satellite, Yaogan-36, was launched atop a Long March-2D carrier rocket at 9:38 p.m. (Beijing Time) and has entered the planned orbit successfully.

This is the 439th flight mission of the Long March series carrier rockets.

(Cover: Long March-2D carrier rocket blasts off from Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Sichuan Province, China, September 26, 2022. /CMG)

Source(s): Xinhua News Agency

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