China sends 13 satellites into orbit with single rocket

The satellites, including 10 commercial remote sensing satellites developed by Argentine company Satellogic, blasted off atop a Long March-6 carrier rocket at 11:19 a.m. (Beijing Time).


China successfully sent 13 satellites into orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north Chinas Shanxi Province on Friday.

Fridays launch was the 351st by the Long March rocket series.

Photo/Zheng Taotao (Xinhua)