| 22 February 2024, Thursday |

China launches 4 new weather satellites into space

China accomplished the successful launch of four weather satellites into space on Wednesday. These satellites, part of the Tianmu-1 meteorological constellation, were propelled into orbit by a Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the country’s northwest, as reported by People’s Daily.
It was the 24th mission of the Kuaizhou-1A rockets, it added.

On Monday, Beijing also launched into space a constellation of four weather satellites.

The satellites, which have already entered their planned orbit, will be used to provide commercial meteorological data services.

Earlier on Tuesday, China sent five satellites into space, including three Shiyan-24C satellites.

Shiyan-24C satellites will be used for space science and technology experiments.

  • Anadolu Agency