China launches new remote sensing satellite

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China sent a new remote sensing satellite into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 11:44pm Sunday (Beijing Time).
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China launches new remote sensing satellite
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A Long March-4C rocket carrying Yaogan-33 satellite blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on December 27, 2020.

China sent a new remote sensing satellite into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 11:44pm Sunday (Beijing Time).

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 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. 

China launches new remote sensing satellite
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A Long March-4C rocket carrying Yaogan-33 satellite blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on December 27, 2020.

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