20 December 2019
A new satellite, jointly developed by China and Brazil, was sent into space on Friday, pushing forward the aerospace cooperation between the two countries, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA). The China-Brazil Earth Resource Satellite-4A (CBERS-4A) was launched on a Long March-4B carrier rocket on 20 December at 11:22 BJT from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in north China's Shanxi Province. The same rocket put another eight satellites into orbit, including a wide-range multispectral remote-sensing microsatellite donated to Ethiopia.
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