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October 20th, 2014
China Lofts Yaogan-22 via Long March 4C Rocket

The Chinese have launched another new satellite in the military’s Yaogan Weixing series via the use of a Long March-4C (Chang Zheng-4C) rocket.  Chinese media is referring to the new satellite as ‘a new remote sensing bird that will be used for scientific experiments, land survey, crop yield assessment, and disaster monitoring’. As was the case in the last launches of the Yaogan Weixing series, western analysts believe this class of satellites is used for military purposes. Read more via NASA Spaceflight