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China launches Zhongxing-1E satellite

By Xinhua
On 14 septembre 2022 at 08:28

China has successfully sent a new satellite into space from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in the southern island province of Hainan.

The satellite, Zhongxing-1E, was launched on Tuesday at 9:18 p.m. (Beijing Time) by a modified version of the Long March-7 carrier rocket and entered the planned orbit successfully. It will provide high-quality voice, data, radio and television transmission services.

This was the 437th mission for the Long March series carrier rockets.

A modified version of the Long March-7 carrier rocket carrying a new satellite, Zhongxing-1E, blasts off from the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site in south China's Hainan Province, Sept. 13, 2022. Zhongxing-1E has entered the planned orbit successfully. (Photo by Tu Haichao/Xinhua)

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