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Yaogan 22



Chinese media is referring to the new satellite as one 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.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2014-10-20
    Launch Vehicle: Long March 4C
    Launch Site: Taiyuan, Peoples Republic of China

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown Peoples Republic of China


    • Earth Science

    Additional Information

    Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office



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