China’s commercial rocket launches 4 satellites from sea

Haiyang, (UNI) China on Tuesday sent a sea-launched rocket into space from the waters surrounding Haiyang, a coastal city in the eastern province of Shandong, placing four satellites into planned orbit.

The commercial launch vehicle, CERES-1, blasted off at 5:34 p.m. (Beijing Time). The Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center conducted the offshore mission.

It was the 9th flight mission of the CERES-1 rocket series, the launch center said.

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