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Jiuquan, Chin (XNA) Oct 28, 2013
China has successfully launched its Shijian-16 satellite for space research and experiments Friday, the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center said.
The satellite was boosted by a Long March-4B carrier rocket at 11:50, according to the center in northwest China.
Shijian-16 is used mainly for conducting space environment exploration and technological experiments.
Friday's launch marked the 182nd launch boosted by a Long March rocket.
Source: Xinhua News Agency
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