China launches Egypt’s remote-sensing satellite
China helped Egypt send a remote-sensing satellite into orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China.
The satellite MISRSAT-2 was launched using a Long March-2C carrier rocket at 12:10 p.m. local time (0410GMT), according to China’s State Council.
Its purpose is to contribute to various applications in Egypt, including land and resource utilization, water conservancy, and agriculture, the State Council added.
China and Egypt’s collaboration on the MISRSAT-2 represents a significant achievement in aerospace high-tech cooperation.