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China launches new group of remote sensing satellites

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XICHANG, 30th July, 2022 (WAM) — China successfully launched a new group of remote sensing satellites from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest China’s Sichuan Province Friday, Chinese News Agency, Xinhua, reported.

The satellites were launched as the third group of the Yaogan-35 family by a Long March-2D carrier rocket and entered the planned orbit successfully.

The satellites will be mainly used to conduct scientific experiments, land resource surveys, agricultural product yield estimation, and disaster prevention and reduction.

This launch marked the 429th mission for the Long March series carrier rockets.

China launched the first and second groups of Yaogan-35 satellites on 6th November, 2021, and 23rd June, 2022, respectively.

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