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New communication technology experiment satellite launched in Xichang


A new communication technology experiment satellite is launched at 11:36 p.m. (Beijing Time) by a Long March-3B carrier rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Xichang, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Feb. 4, 2021. The satellite will be used in communication, radio, television and data transmission, as well as technology tests. This launch marked the 360th mission for the Long March series carrier rockets. (Photo by Zhang Jing/Xinhua)

A new communication technology experiment satellite is launched at 11:36 p.m. (Beijing Time) by a Long March-3B carrier rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Xichang, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Feb. 4, 2021. The satellite will be used in communication, radio, television and data transmission, as well as technology tests. This launch marked the 360th mission for the Long March series carrier rockets. (Photo by Zhang Jing/Xinhua)

A new communication technology experiment satellite is launched at 11:36 p.m. (Beijing Time) by a Long March-3B carrier rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Xichang, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Feb. 4, 2021. The satellite will be used in communication, radio, television and data transmission, as well as technology tests. This launch marked the 360th mission for the Long March series carrier rockets. (Photo by Zhang Jing/Xinhua)

A new communication technology experiment satellite is launched at 11:36 p.m. (Beijing Time) by a Long March-3B carrier rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Xichang, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Feb. 4, 2021. The satellite will be used in communication, radio, television and data transmission, as well as technology tests. This launch marked the 360th mission for the Long March series carrier rockets. (Photo by Zhang Jing/Xinhua)

A new communication technology experiment satellite is launched at 11:36 p.m. (Beijing Time) by a Long March-3B carrier rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Xichang, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Feb. 4, 2021. The satellite will be used in communication, radio, television and data transmission, as well as technology tests. This launch marked the 360th mission for the Long March series carrier rockets. (Photo by Zhang Jing/Xinhua)

A new communication technology experiment satellite is launched at 11:36 p.m. (Beijing Time) by a Long March-3B carrier rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Xichang, southwest China’s Sichuan Province, Feb. 4, 2021. The satellite will be used in communication, radio, television and data transmission, as well as technology tests. This launch marked the 360th mission for the Long March series carrier rockets. (Photo by Zhang Jing/Xinhua)

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