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China launches reconnaissance satellite
Posted: Sat, Dec 3, 2022, 10:15 AM ET (1515 GMT)
China launched a reconnaissance mission Nov. 27. A Long March 2D rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 7:23 am EST (1223 GMT) and placed Yaogan-36 into orbit. Chinese media described Yaogan-36 as a remote sensing satellite, but it is widely believed to be a military reconnaissance spacecraft.
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