China successfully launched the Shiyan 13 satellite. It was the first Chinese orbital launch this year.
CASC reported that “January 17 at 10:00: On 35 Beijing time (4:35 p.m. KST), the Long March-2D launch vehicle launched from the launch center of the Taiyuan Cosmodrome, sending the Shiyan-13 spacecraft to the intended orbit. The mission was declared a complete success.
Shiyan-13 will oversee outer space and test related technologies.