China launches quintet of small satellites for RF-monitoring purposes

by | Jul 9, 2021 | China, Launches, Military space, Satellites, Seradata News

China successfully launched a Long March 6 (CZ-6) light light vehicle from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center at 1159 GMT on 9 July carrying five satellites. The satellites are the second Ningxia-1 group and will be used to provide commercial electronic intelligence services through RF-signal monitoring.

The Long March 6 rocket lifts-off carrying the five satellites into LEO

The Long March 6 rocket lifts-off carrying the five satellites into LEO. Courtesy of Xinhua/Zheng Taotao

 

Phil Hylands contributed to this article. 

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