China Launches Zhongxing-1E Satellite

15 September 2022
2022-09-15 16:24

China successfully sent a new satellite into space from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in the southern island province of Hainan on Tuesday.

The satellite was launched at 9:18 pm Beijing Time by a modified version of the Long March-7 carrier rocket and entered the planned orbit successfully. It will provide high-quality voice, data, radio and television transmission services.This was the 437th mission for the Long March series carrier rockets. The modified carrier rocket is China's new-generation of the medium-sized carrier rocket, which can carry up to 13.5 tonnes into low Earth orbit. It’s also the main medium-sized carrier for space launches.

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