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China launches new resource satellite

(Xinhua) 14:52, December 26, 2021

China launches new resource satellite

A Long March-4C rocket carrying the resource satellite ZY-1 02E blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China’s Shanxi Province, Dec. 26, 2021. (Xinhua/Zheng Bin)

TAIYUAN, Dec. 26 (Xinhua) — China sent a new resource satellite into planned orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China’s Shanxi Province on Sunday.

The resource satellite, ZY-1 02E, was launched at 11:11 a.m. (Beijing Time) by a Long March-4C carrier rocket.

It was the 403rd flight mission of the Long March carrier rocket series.

China launches new resource satellite

A Long March-4C rocket carrying the resource satellite ZY-1 02E blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China’s Shanxi Province, Dec. 26, 2021. (Xinhua/Zheng Bin)

China launches new resource satellite

A Long March-4C rocket carrying the resource satellite ZY-1 02E blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China’s Shanxi Province, Dec. 26, 2021. (Xinhua/Zheng Bin)

China launches new resource satellite

A Long March-4C rocket carrying the resource satellite ZY-1 02E blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China’s Shanxi Province, Dec. 26, 2021. (Xinhua/Zheng Bin)

(Web editor: ZhangWenjie, Bianji)