The Economic Times
English EditionEnglish Editionहिन्दी
| E-Paper
Search
+

    China launches remote sensing satellite

    Synopsis

    The satellite, Yaogan-33, was launched aboard a Long March-4C rocket and entered the planned orbit successfully. It was the 357th flight mission of the Long March carrier rocket series, the report said.

    ThinkStock Photos
    BEIJING: China has successfully launched a new remote sensing satellite into space, official media reported on Monday.

    The satellite was launched on Sunday night from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

    The satellite, Yaogan-33, was launched aboard a Long March-4C rocket and entered the planned orbit successfully. It was the 357th flight mission of the Long March carrier rocket series, the report said.

    The mission also sent a micro and nano technology experiment satellite into orbit.

    The two satellites will be used for scientific experiments, land resources survey, crop yield estimation and disaster prevention and reduction.
    (Catch all the Business News, Breaking News Events and Latest News Updates on The Economic Times.)

    Download The Economic Times News App to get Daily Market Updates & Live Business News.

    The Economic Times