Blogarchiv
Raumfahrt - China startet Long March-4B Rakete mit Yaogan-26 Fernerkundungssatelliten

.

A Long March-4B rocket carrying the Yaogan-26 remote sensing satellite blasts off from the launch pad at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Taiyuan, capital of north China's Shanxi Province, Dec. 27, 2014. Yaogan satellites are mainly used for scientific experiments, natural resource surveys, crop yield estimates and disaster relief. (Xinhua/Yan Yan)
TAIYUAN, Dec. 27 (Xinhua) -- China launched the Yaogan-26 remote sensing satellite into the preset orbit at 11:22 a.m. on Saturday Beijing Time from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province.
The satellite will mainly be used for scientific experiments, land surveys, crop yield estimates and disaster prevention.
It was carried by a Long March-4B rocket, marking the 202th mission for the Long March rocket family.
China launched the first satellite in the "Yaogan" series, Yaogan-1, in 2006.
.
A Long March-4B rocket carrying the Yaogan-26 remote sensing satellite blasts off from the launch pad at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Taiyuan, capital of north China's Shanxi Province, Dec. 27, 2014. Yaogan satellites are mainly used for scientific experiments, natural resource surveys, crop yield estimates and disaster relief. (Xinhua/Yan Yan) 
Quelle: Xinhua
2341 Views