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China launches imaging satellite
Posted: Sun, Jun 21, 2020, 8:27 AM ET (1227 GMT)
Long March 2D launch of Gaogen-9 (03), June 2020 (CASC) China launched an imaging satellite early Wednesday. A Long March 2D rocket lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 3:19 am eDT (0719 GMT, 3:19 pm Beijing time) and placed the Gaofen-9 (03) satellite into orbit. Gaofen-9 (03) is a sub-meter resolution optical remote sensing satellite, and follows the launch of Gaofen-9 (02) May 31. The launch also carried a fifth Automated Identification System (AIS) services satellite for private company HEAD Aerospace and Pixing-3 (A), a picosatellite technology test developed by Zhejiang University.
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