facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

China launches three scientific exploration satellites

July 20, 2013 at 11:15 AM   |   Comments

TAIYUAN, China, July 20 (UPI) -- China said Saturday it has successfully launched three satellites for scientific experiments into space.

The Chuangxin-3, Shiyan-7 and Shijian-15 satellites were carried into Earth orbit via a Long March-4C carrier rocket, China's official Xinhua news agency reported.

They will mostly be used for conducting scientific experiments on space maintenance technologies, the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center said.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
New dinosaur species with giant nose discovered in Utah New dinosaur species with giant nose discovered in Utah
2
Android phones to join iPhone in saying no to the police Android phones to join iPhone in saying no to the police
3
Perth's first iPhone buyer immediately drops brand new phone on live TV Perth's first iPhone buyer immediately drops brand new phone on live TV
4
Only 5 billion years until Andromeda Galaxy eats Milky Way Only 5 billion years until Andromeda Galaxy eats Milky Way
5
BYU electric car breaks another land speed record BYU electric car breaks another land speed record
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback