A Long March 2D rocket blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan province on Thursday morning. Photo: Xinhua A Long March 2D rocket blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan province on Thursday morning. Photo: Xinhua
A Long March 2D rocket blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan province on Thursday morning. Photo: Xinhua

China launches Long March 2D rocket, taking special steps to keep area coronavirus-free

  • Four satellites sent into near-Earth orbit will be used to test new technologies including high-speed telecommunications and cutting-edge sensors
  • Detailed health records kept for all team members and meetings conducted remotely, while staff had meals delivered to limit contact

Topic |   Space
A Long March 2D rocket blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan province on Thursday morning. Photo: Xinhua A Long March 2D rocket blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan province on Thursday morning. Photo: Xinhua
A Long March 2D rocket blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan province on Thursday morning. Photo: Xinhua
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