China Launches First Communications Satellite for Algeria

China Launches First Communications Satellite for Algeria

Yicai Global

Date: Mon, 12/11/2017 - 18:54 / Keywords: Communications Satellite
  • Long March-3B begins to launch the new satellite into orbit.HIDE
  • The communications satellite takes off.HIDE

(Yicai Global) Dec. 11 -- China launched its first communications satellite on behalf of Algeria at 0:40 am today. The nation used its home-grown Long March-3B carrier rocket to send the new probe into orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center.

Algeria will use the satellite for radio, television, emergency and corporate communication, e-governance, remote education, broadband and navigation.

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Keywords: Communications Satellite