China Launches NO. 17 Remote Sensing Satellite
SHANGHAI, Sep 02, 2013 (SinoCast Daily Business Beat via COMTEX) --
China successfully launched No. 17 remote sensing satellite with the Long March 4C carrier rocket in Jiuquan emission center on September 2; the satellite is in preset orbit.
The remote sensing satellite is used for scientific researches, land and resources surveys, crop yield estimation and disaster prevention and reduction.
This is the 180th launch of the Long March carrier rockets.
Source: www.chinanews.com.cn (September 02, 2013)
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