This was reported by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.
It was carried out from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in the Arkhangelsk Region.
It will be focused on providing Internet of things.
Beijing called the launch a success.
This was announced on by the portal Deadline, citing sources aware of project.
It is Tianwen, which is translated as Questions to Heaven.
It will take place on May 27, 2020.
Earlier, it became known that Russian scientists are developing innovative devices for studying the stratosphere and airfields for new apparatus.
According to the corporation’s chief Dmitry Rogozin, the Russian side intends to expand its presence in international markets.