The process was shown on the web.
For the first time, China successfully launched a carrier rocket into space from a sea launch in the Yellow Sea, Chronicle.info reports with reference to the Correspondent.
It was indicated that nine satellites were put into a given orbit at once.
“These satellites, belonging to the satellite constellation Jilin-1 Gaofen 03-1 (Jilin-1 Gaofen 03-1), were launched at 09:23 Beijing time with the help of the Changzheng-11 launch vehicle – the first in China basing “, – said in the message.
We are talking about three optical satellites with a video function (including the devices of the Central Television of China and the Chinese Internet video hosting service Bilibili) and six satellites for hyperspectral imaging of the earth's surface.
According to the agency, the devices will be used to obtain high-resolution photo and video images of the earth's surface, which will be used to assess the state of national land resources, urban planning, in the elimination of the consequences of natural disasters and in other areas.
The launch was the 346th successful launch for the Changzheng series launch vehicles.