China Long March 2D Launches Chuangxin 1-04 and Ling Qiao Satellites


China Long March 2D Launch.

A Chinese Long March 2D launched two satellites yesterday from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center. Onboard were the Chuangxin 1-04 and Ling Qiao satellites.

Chuangxin 1-04 is a earth observation satellite developed by China's Academy of Sciences which will collect and transmit data on hydrology, weather, electric power, and disaster relief.

The Ling Qiao satellite is an experimental communication satellite from Tsinghua University.

This was the 192nd mission for the Chinese Long March series of rockets.

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