26 October 2020
China successfully sent a group of new remote-sensing satellites into orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province late in the evening on the 26 October. Belonging to the Yaogan-30 family, the satellites were launched by a Long March-2C carrier rocket at 23:19 Beijing Time. The satellites have entered the planned orbits and will be used for electromagnetic environment detection and related technological tests. Also on board the rocket was the Tianqi-6 satellite belonging to the Tianqi constellation.
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