China successfully launches 2 environmental monitoring satellites

2020-09-27 CGTN Editor:Feng Shuang

A Chinese Long March-4B carrier rocket carrying two environmental monitoring satellites was launched from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province at 11:23 a.m. Sunday. 

The new HJ-2A and HJ-2B satellites will succeed the HJ-1A and HJ-1B satellites currently under extended service. 

They will be providing users in forestry, agriculture, resources, environment and other industries with relevant data.

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