China launches new satellite into space

World Sunday 12/May/2024 15:16 PM
By: ONA
China launches new satellite into space

Beijing: China on Sunday launched a Long March-4C rocket, placing a satellite in space.

The rocket blasted off at 7:43 a.m. (Beijing Time) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China and sent the satellite Shiyan-23 into preset orbit.

The satellite will mainly be used for space environment monitoring. It was the 522nd flight mission of the Long March series rockets.