China successful sends remote-sensing satellite into space. A Long March-4C rocket carrying the Yaogan-17 satellite, blasted off from the Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, northwest China’s Gansu Province on Monday morning.
The satellite successfully reached its target orbit.
The Yaogan-17 is mainly intended for scientific experiments, investigation of land resources, estimation of agricultural yields, and disaster management.
This is the one-hundred-and-eightieth launch, of the Long March series of carrier rockets.