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China sends 5 satellites into orbit via single rocket

Sun Online Desk     20th November, 2018 01:33:47 printer

China sends 5 satellites into orbit via single rocket

China launched a new space environment research satellite and four nanosatellites on a Long March-2D rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday.

 

The satellites have successfully entered their preset orbit, according to the center.

 

Shiyan-6 will be used for conducting space environment exploration experiments. The term nanosatellite refers to a small artificial satellite weighing between 1 and 10 kg.

 

It was the 292th mission of the Long March rocket series.

 

Source: Xinhua


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