China on Thursday efficiently launched three new distant sensing satellites from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest China’s Sichuan Province. The satellites had been launched because the second batch of the Yaogan-35 household at 10:22am CST / 7:52am IST by a Long March-2D provider rocket and entered the deliberate orbit efficiently.
The satellites shall be primarily used to conduct science experiments, land useful resource surveys, yield estimation of agricultural merchandise and catastrophe prevention and discount, state-run Xinhua information company reported.
This launch marked the 424th mission for the Long March sequence provider rockets.
On November 6, China launched a batch of three Yaogan-35 satellites.
The Long March provider rocket sequence, developed by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), is chargeable for about 96.4 % of all of the launch missions in China.