China launches new satellite-Xinhua

China launches new satellite

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2022-01-17 11:17:31

TAIYUAN, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- China launched a new satellite from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern province of Shanxi on Monday.

The satellite, Shiyan-13, was launched by a Long March-2D rocket at 10:35 a.m. (Beijing Time) and entered the planned orbit successfully.

The launch marked the 406th mission for the Long March series carrier rockets.