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Watch: China launched remote sensing satellite Yaogan-30 to carry out land surveys and disaster relief

Yaogan-30 Was Carried By A Long March-2D Rocket, The 227th Mission For The Long March Rocket Family. China Launched The First Yaogan Series Satellite, Yaogan-1, In 2006.

PTI | Updated on: 15 May 2016, 08:52:39 PM
Watch: China launched remote sensing satellite Yaogan-30 to carry out land surveys and disaster relief (Representational Image)

Beijing:

China successfully launched a remote sensing satellite to carry out land surveys and disaster relief. The satellite named Yaogan-30 was launched from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwestern China's Gobi Desert. The satellite will be used for experiments, land surveys, crop yield estimates and disaster relief, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Yaogan-30 was carried by a Long March-2D rocket, the 227th mission for the Long March rocket family. China launched the first "Yaogan" series satellite, Yaogan-1, in 2006.

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First Published : 15 May 2016, 01:48:00 PM

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