China launches new remote-sensing satellites
Belonging to the Yaogan-30 family, the satellites were launched by a Long March-2C carrier rocket at 2:11 am Beijing time. The satellites will be used for electromagnetic environmental detection and related technological tests.
Also aboard was a satellite belonging to the Tianqi constellation. The satellite, Tianqi-12, will be used for data collection and transmission.
It was the 369th mission of the Long March rocket series. ■