Emirates News Agency – China launches space-observation satellite

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JIUQUAN, China, 5th July, 2020 (WAM) — China has announced it launched a space-observation satellite into orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China on Sunday.

The Chinese state news agency Xinhua said the satellite will be used for environment study and related technology experiments.

The satellite – the second of the Shiyan-6 series – was launched by a Long March-2D carrier rocket at 7:44 a.m. (Beijing Time).

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