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Gaofen satellite launched by Long March 4C

04 October 2019

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China launched a new remote sensing satellite on Friday, with a Long March 4C lofting Gaofen-10's replacement. The launch took place at 18:50 UTC from the LC9 launch complex at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center.

The Chinese media is referring to the new satellite as a new remote sensing bird that will be used for "land survey, urban planning, crop yield assessment, and disaster prevention, mitigation and monitoring".

Source: NASASpaceFlight.com

Image credit: NASASpaceFlight.com - Gaofen satellite launch

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