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China launches new Earth observation satellite


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2021 Sep 07, 12:45, China
A Long March-4C rocket carrying the satellite Gaofen-5 02 blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 7, 2021. Photo: Xinhua/RSS

China sent a new Earth observation satellite into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern China's Shanxi Province at 11:01 am Tuesday (Beijing Time).

The satellite, Gaofen-5 02, was launched aboard a Long March-4C rocket and entered its planned orbit successfully.

It was the 387th flight mission of the Long March carrier rocket series. 

A Long March-4C rocket carrying the satellite Gaofen-5 02 blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 7, 2021. Photo: Xinhua/RSS
A Long March-4C rocket carrying the satellite Gaofen-5 02 blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 7, 2021. Photo: Xinhua/RSS
A Long March-4C rocket carrying the satellite Gaofen-5 02 blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 7, 2021. Photo: Xinhua/RSS
A Long March-4C rocket carrying the satellite Gaofen-5 02 blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 7, 2021. Photo: Xinhua/RSS
A Long March-4C rocket carrying the satellite Gaofen-5 02 blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 7, 2021. Photo: Xinhua/RSS
A Long March-4C rocket carrying the satellite Gaofen-5 02 blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 7, 2021. Photo: Xinhua/RSS
A Long March-4C rocket carrying the satellite Gaofen-5 02 blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 7, 2021. Photo: Xinhua/RSS
A Long March-4C rocket carrying the satellite Gaofen-5 02 blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 7, 2021. Photo: Xinhua/RSS
A Long March-4C rocket carrying the satellite Gaofen-5 02 blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 7, 2021. Photo: Xinhua/RSS
A Long March-4C rocket carrying the satellite Gaofen-5 02 blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province, Sept. 7, 2021. Photo: Xinhua/RSS
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