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China launches atmosphere and space monitoring satellites


 , Updated 22:30, 21-Mar-2024

China on Thursday sent a group of satellites into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.

The Yunhai-2 02 satellites were launched by a Long March-2D carrier rocket at 1:27 p.m. BJT and have entered the planned orbit.

These satellites will be used mainly for atmospheric and space environment monitoring, disaster prevention and reduction, and scientific experiments.

The launch was the 513th mission of the Long March carrier rocket series.

Source(s): Xinhua News Agency
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