Beijing, Nov 20(ANI): China has send two satellites, Chuangxin 1-03 and Shiyan Satellite 4, into space from China’s Gansu Province.
The satellites were launched on a Long March 2D carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 8:15 a.m. (Beijing time), Xinhua reports.
The Shiyan Satellite 4, which is developed by the Chinese Research Institute of Space Technology, is the country’s fourth technology experiment satellite.
It would be utilized for conducting experiments on space technologies as well as for environment probe.
Chuangxin 1-03, which is developed by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, would be used to collect and relay water conservation, hydrological and meteorological data and power supply and disaster relief data from monitoring stations.
China started developing modern carrier rockets in 1956, and Long March rockets have become the main carriers for launching the country’s satellites. (ANI)