China launches new mapping satellite
Beijing, May 6 (IANS) China launched a new mapping satellite early Sunday.
The satellite - Tianhui I-02 - will mainly be used to conduct scientific experiments, carry out land resource surveys and map territory, according to a statement released after the launch, Xinhua reported.
Remote sensing information and test results from the satellite will boost both the country's scientific research and economic development, it added.
It was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the country's Gansu province. It has entered its preset orbit.
A similar satellite - Tianhui I - had been launched in August 2010.
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