A Long March-2C carrier rocket carrying the Yaogan-23 remote sensing satellite blasts off from the launch pad at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Taiyuan, capital of north China’s Shanxi Province, Nov. 14, 2014, reported ChinaDaily.com
According to the report, the satellite, which was launched at 2:53 a.m. Saturday, will be used for scientific experiments, natural resource surveying, estimating crop yields, and disaster relief. The launch marks the 198th flight of the Long March rocket series.
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