China launches Yaogan XVIII remote sensing satellite

China launches Yaogan XVIII remote sensing satellite

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Taiyuan: The Yaogan XVIII remote sensing satellite was successfully launched from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China”s Shanxi Province. The satellite was launched by a Long March 2C carrier rocket. The satellite will be used to conduct scientific experiments, carry out land surveys, monitor crop yields and aid in preventing and reducing natural disasters.

The launch marked the 183th mission for the Long March rocket family.

Source: Xinhua net