China launches 2 satellites for 'scientific' pursuits

DN Bureau

China launched two Tianhui II-01 satellites into orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center.

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Shanxi: China launched two Tianhui II-01 satellites into orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center here on Tuesday morning.

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The satellites are meant to be used for scientific experiments, land resource survey, geographic survey, and mapping, as per state-run news agency Xinhua.

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The satellites were reportedly launched by a Long March 4B carrier rocket, which marked the 303rd mission of the Long March series carrier rockets. (ANI)

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