JIUQUAN, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) –
China successfully sent four meteorological satellites into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on Monday.
The satellites, belonging to the Tianmu-1 meteorological constellation, were launched by a Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket at 9:00 a.m. (Beijing Time) and have entered the planned orbit. They will be mainly used to provide commercial meteorological data services. It was the 23rd flight mission of the Kuaizhou-1A rockets.