25 September 2022
China sent two new experimental satellites into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern province of Shanxi on Sunday. The Shiyan-14 and Shiyan-15 satellites were launched by a Kuaizhou-1A carrier rocket at 6:55 a.m. Beijing Time and they have entered panned orbit successfully.
The Shiyan-14 will mainly be used to conduct scientific experiments and verify new technologies, while the Shiyan-15 will provide data in the fields of land survey, urban planning, and disaster prevention and mitigation. This was the 18th flight mission of the Kuaizhou-1A rockets.
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