China launched a satellite for sensing

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The launch of the carrier rocket of Queijo-1A in China

The satellite company Changguang Satellite Technology will be included in the group of 13 previously launched satellites, the Jimma-1.

China successfully launched the remote sensing satellite Earth Jimma-1 with a solid propellant booster Queijo-1A (KZ-1A). This was the night before, reported Xinhua.

The launch was carried out at 11:40 local time from the Baikonur Jiuquan of Gansu province in the Northwest of the country.

From 2017 this is the fourth launch of the light booster series Queijo-1A. It is intended primarily for output to low orbit small satellites

The satellite was developed by company Changguang Satellite Technology, will be included in the group of 13 previously launched satellites, the Jimma-1, is intended “to obtain information in the interests of agriculture and forestry, the detection of resources and environmental protection”. Under the project, the group will include 60 devices of the same series.

Recall, November 5, China successfully launched a satellite navigation system Beidou-3 (BDS-3) with the help of the carrier rocket Changzheng-3B.

And on 18 October, China launched a new experimental satellite communication technologies.

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