A Long March-4C rocket, carrying the Tianhui-6 A and Tianhui-6 B satellites, blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern China's Shanxi province, March 10, 2023. (PHOTO / SINA WEIBO ACCOUNT OF CHINA AEROSPACE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION)
TAIYUAN – China successfully launched the Tianhui-6 twin satellites at 6:41 am on Friday from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern China's Shanxi province.
The twin satellites, Tianhui-6 A and Tianhui-6 B, on board a Long March-4C carrier rocket, have entered the planned orbit.
The satellites will be used for geographic mapping, land resource survey, scientific experiments and other missions.
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It was the 465th mission for the Long March series of carrier rockets.