China launches HY-2B marine satellite

Reuters Shanxi Food, Jihui Street, Shunyi, Beijing, China Oct 25, 2018, 11.03 AM(IST)

China sent a new marine satellite into orbit Thursday morning. A Long March-4B rocket sent the HY-2B satellite into orbit at 06:57 from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China's Shanxi Province. The HY-2B is a remote sensing satellite. It will capture real-time marine data together with the HY-2A satellite launched seven years ago. The World is One News, WION examines global issues with in-depth analysis. We provide much more than the news of the day. Our aim is to empower people to explore their world. Please keep discussions on this channel clean and respectful and refrain from using racist or sexist slurs as well as personal insults. Subscribe to our channel at https://goo.gl/JfY3NI Check out our website: http://www.wionews.com Connect with us on our social media handles: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WIONews Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIONews Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/+WIONews