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China launches new communication satelliteChina on Wednesday put a new communication satellite into orbit from the southwestern Xichang Satellite Launch Center.The "ChinaSat 2C" satellite was carried by the Long March-3B carrier rocket. It will provide radio, TV transmission and broadband services for the country's radio stations, TV stations, radio transmitting stations and cable networks, Xinhua news agency reported. http://bit.ly/1NPKizQ http://www.uitvconnect.com/newspaper/china-launches-new-communication-satellite
China launches new mapping satelliteChina has successfully launched a mapping satellite into the orbit, it was reported on Tuesday. The Tianhui-1C was launched on Monday from the Jiuquan satellite launch centre in Gansu province, the Global Times reported. Designed by a subsidiary of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp (CASTC), Tianhui-1C is the third satellite in the Tianhui-1 series. It will be used for scientific experiments, land resource surveys, mapping, crop yield estimation and disaster relief. http://bit.ly/1RAJBek http://www.uitvconnect.com/newspaper/china-launches-new-mapping-satellite