A new high resolution mapping satellite was sent into space on Saturday from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern part of China. According to the Satellite Launch Center, the Xuan 03 satellite was launched by the Long March-4B rocket at 11:13 am local time. The launch was the 341st mission of the Long March rocket series. The Long March rocket is a series of rockets operated by China’s space agency.
All three satellites have reached orbit
Besides the high resolution mapping satellite, two other satellites were also sent into space. These were developed by Shanghai ASES Spaceflight Technology Company Limited. According to the Satellite Launch Center, all three satellites have reached orbit.