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Which Satellite Launches By China ?

Which Satellite Launches By China ?

China on Tuesday launched Gaofen-11, an optical remote sensing satellite, as part of its high-resolution Earth observation project. It will aid in the Belt and Road Initiative.
The Gaofen-11 satellite was launched on a Long March 4B rocket at 11 am from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in northern Shanxi Province, Xinhua news agency reported. The Gaofen-11 satellite was launched on a Long March 4B rocket at 11 am from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in northern Shanxi Province, Xinhua news agency reported. It was the 282nd flight mission by a Long March carrier rocket.

NASA's TESS Satellite Updates

NASA's TESS Satellite Updates
A successful launch in April this year, NASA's newest planet hunter, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), has now started its search for planets around nearby stars. Officially beginning science operations on July 25, TESS is expected to transmit its first series of data back to Earth in August, and thereafter periodically every 13.5 days, once per orbit, as the spacecraft makes it closest approach to Earth, NASA said in a statement. "I'm thrilled that our new planet hunter mission is ready to start scouring our solar system's neighbourhood for new worlds," said NASA Astrophysics Division Director Paul Hertz. "Now that we know there are more planets than stars in our universe, I look forward to the strange, fantastic worlds we're bound to discover," Hertz added.
The mission will spend the next two years monitoring the nearest and brightest stars for periodic dips in their light. These events, called transits…