China launches ocean monitoring satellite to LEO

by | May 20, 2021 | China, Launches, Satellites, Seradata News

China successfully launched a Long March 4B (CZ-4B) vehicle carrying the HAIYANG 2D satellite from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 0403 GMT on 19 March 2021 into a sun-synchronous orbit. The HAIYANG 2D satellite is to be used to monitor the health of the seas around China.

The Long March 4B rocket carrying its payload to orbit. Courtesy of Xinhua

Phil Hylands contributed to this article. 

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