Yaogan-33

Yaogan-33 is a new remote sensing satellite launched by China from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northeast China. The satellite was launched on board a Long March-4C rocket. It successfully entered into the intended orbit. This is the 357th flight mission of the Long March carrier rocket series. The satellite is intended to be used for scientific experiments, land resource survey, crop yield estimation and disaster prevention and mitigation.