China launches 9 commercial satellites into orbit

AA | Tuesday, April 27, 2021 – 17:36 | Last Updated: 27 04 2021 – 17:36

China sent 9 commercial satellites to orbit that will perform remote ground observation, data services, testing and other functions.

According to the news of the Chinese news agency Xinhua, the Long March (Long March) 6 rockets carrying the satellites were launched from the Taiyüen Satellite Launch Center in Shasani province.

It has been reported that the earth observation satellites Çilu-1 and Çilu-4 among the satellites carried by the rocket have settled in the determined orbital positions. Satellites belonging to Shandong province are planned to serve in the fields of land research, urban planning, agriculture, forestry, energy, and disaster management.

Among the other loads of the rocket, it was reported that a remote sensing satellite belonging to different Chinese companies, a micro-nano satellite and a space mining test satellite were reported.

The launch was the 366th mission carried out by Long March rockets.