China Launches One More Environment Satellite
TAIYUAN, Nov 19, 2012 (SinoCast Daily Business Beat via COMTEX) --
Today, China launched HJ-1C in the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center (TSLC) with Long March 2C. Also launched were a technology demonstration satellite and a hummingbird test load.
HJ-1C is a synthetic aperture radar satellite. Coordinating with HJ-1A and HJ-1B launched in September 2008, they will monitor and forecast disasters and environmental data.
The technology demonstration satellite and a hummingbird test load will test new aerospace equipment and materials as well as micro and small satellite platforms.
Source: www.xinhuanet.com (November 19, 2012)
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