China Successfully Launched Two Satellites Used to Test New Technologies

At 11:30 June 27, China successfully launched two satellites used to test new technologies with the Long March 2C carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center. The satellites entered the orbit as scheduled. The two satellites are designed mainly for inter-satellite links networking and new tests for earth observation technology. This launch was the 278th flight mission for the Long March series carrier rockets.

Xichang Satellite Launch Center has been seeking driving force from technology innovation. This is the 8th success achieved by the Center since the unfolding of high-density launch missions this year.