China sends nine satellites into orbit by sea launch

Photo/Cai Yang (Xinhua)

China successfully sent nine satellites into planned orbit at the Yellow Sea Tuesday.

The nine satellites, belonging to the Jilin-1 Gaofen 03-1 group, blasted off atop a Long March-11 carrier rocket, China's first sea-launched rocket, at 9:23 a.m. (Beijing Time). 

 

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