China Launches Shylan-6 Satellite To Study Near-Earth Space Environment

China has conducted a successful launch of the third Shylan-6 satellite on Friday to study near-Earth space environment and test space equipment, CCTV reported.

China launches Shylan-6 satellite to study near-Earth space environment

China has conducted a successful launch of the third Shylan-6 satellite on Friday to study near-Earth space environment and test space equipment, CCTV reported.

According to the TV channel, the launch took place at 07:01 local time from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern China with the use of Long March-48 carrier rocket.

The first Shylan-6 blasted off into space in November 2018, while the second one did so in July 2020.

Originally published at Tass

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