China launches new remote sensing satellite

China launched the Yaogan-23 remote sensing satellite into scheduled orbit on 15th november 2014 from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center.

The satellite will mainly be used for scientific experiments, natural resource surveys, crop yield estimates and disaster relief.

It was carried by a Long March-2C rocket, marking the 198th mission for the Long March rocket family. 

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