People working in other areas like transportation, agriculture, and disaster mitigation will also receive help from the pictures taken.
A small satellite used for teaching was also launched along with Ziyuan-1 02E satellite by Beijing 101 middle school.
The satellite is also part of a China-Africa cooperation project called Xiwang(hope) to popularise science among teenagers.
This launch marks the 39th of the Long March 4C rocket and the 403rd launch of the entire Long March series.
It also marks the 53rd launch this year in China which is a new record in their space program that is rapidly evolving and firmly placing China among top global space powers with others being U.S and Russia.