China launched a new space environment research satellite and four nano satellites on a single rocket..reports Asian Lite News
The satellites were carried by the Long March-2D rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre at 7.40 a.m.
The satellites have successfully entered their preset orbit, according to the center.
Shiyan-6 will be used for conducting space environment exploration experiments.
The term nanosatellite refers to a small artificial satellite weighing between 1 and 10 kg.
It was the 292th mission of the Long March rocket series.