Satellite News Digest, 30 Apr 2022

China launches two new satellites

Rocket: Chang Zheng 2C; Payload: Siwei 01, Siwei 02; Date: 29 April 2022, 0411 UTC; Launch site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center China. The satellites have entered the planned Sun-synchronous orbit of 486 km × 302 km × 97.47 degrees.

They will provide commercial remote sensing data services for industries including surveying and mapping, environmental protection, as well as urban security and digital rural development.

Reference: Xinhua

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