China launches new Earth observation satellite

Stock market rally: 5 cheap UK shares I’d buy in an ISA today and hold forever
2020-12-06
1st LD-Writethru: China launches new Earth observation satellite
2020-12-06
Show all

China launches new Earth observation satellite

A Gaofen-14 satellite is launched by a Long March-3B carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Dec. 6, 2020. (Photo by Guo Wenbin/Xinhua)

XICHANG, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) — China successfully launched a new Earth observation satellite from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China’s Sichuan Province at 11:58 a.m. Sunday (Beijing Time).

The satellite, Gaofen-14, was sent into orbit by a Long March-3B carrier rocket.

Sunday’s launch was the 354th mission of the Long March rocket series. ■

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *