China successfully launches orbiter into space
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Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 19:46
  
Beijing: China today successfully sent an experimental orbiter into space to conduct scientific and technological experiments.

The orbiter SJ-11-05 was fired into space from China's Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center. The orbiter was put into scheduled orbit, said a statement issued by the center in northwest China's Gobi desert. The orbiter was carried by a Long March II-C rocket.

It will be used to conduct scientific and technological experiments, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

PTI


First Published: Monday, July 15, 2013, 19:46


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