China successfully launches satellite to test space debris mitigation technology
China successfully launched a new satellite on Sunday to test and verify space debris mitigation technologies.
It was launched from the X ichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest China's Sichuan Province.
The satellite, named Shijian-21, was launched by a Long March-3B carrier rocket and it entered the planned orbit successfully.
The satellite will be mainly used to test and verify space debris mitigation technologies, state-run nhua news agency reported.
Need of the hour. India has created too much space debris by its micro/nano toys, all became space debris after a few minutes.
The Space Satellites Debris reducing Test is fine. But it is not aimed for reducing Debris of Satellites in space. It is for catching live or defunct satellites of other countries and bringing them back to China. Indian ISRO should keep ne of the treacherous Mission of
Where is world best ISRO?
China is doing wonders for the people of Planet Earth. Space debris is an issue and needs to be taken seriously. At least China is starting the investigation and gathering real data on the real problem we're all facing in the near future Space Exploration ... and that is ... our orbital Space debris ... mainly caused by Corporate USA.
Great to see Chinese people in China keep working hard to improve themself everyday to achieving the goals
China is now making high tech seem so easy.
great achievement china is Asian proud
50 launches in a year. Almost 1 rocket launch per week. That's crazy.
I wonder where are all the westerners and indian haters who were all smearing China about the risk of its rocket debris ? Are they too ashamed to speak now after seeing China success in launching space rocket and its reentry without any issue ?
China’s high tech routine....... what are we at?
How many satellites they launching
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Congratulations on your success,
Keep moving forward China
This satellite will destroy enemy's satellites
What a beautiful sight
Space launch legit not even news in China anymore. Once a week they have one