China launches new test satellite

China sends the Tianxing-1 test satellite into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. [Photo by Wang Jiangbo / Provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

IUQUAN - China on Wednesday sent a new satellite into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.

The Tianxing-1 test satellite was launched by a Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket at 10:08 am (Beijing Time) and entered the planned orbit.

The satellite is mainly used for experiments such as space environment detection.

It was the 15th flight mission of the Kuaizhou-1A rockets, according to the launch center.

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Source:China Daily
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