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Carbonsat launched from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center

China launched their latest research satellite, TanSat (known also as Carbonsat) with mission dedicated to measuring level of carbon dioxide in atmosphere. Satellite will operate for next 3 years from circular orbit with altitude of 700 km with inclination at 98.2º. Mission of the Tansat is mainly objected on research useful in protecting natural environment.…
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Weather satellite launched from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center

Two days after launching XPNAV-1 on atop of Long March 11 CNSA managed to conduct another launch; this time under fairing of Long March 2D Yunhai-1 weather satellite was delivered to orbit. Long March 2D started yesterday at 23:14 GMT from LC-43 launch pad 601 at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.  Due the lack of live broadcast…
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Chinese Long March 4C Launches Satellites

China in the early morning of Tuesday, April 10, 2018, without any prior notice lifted off the Yaogan Weixing -31-01 mission from its Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre. It includes three surveyance spacecraft and an unnamed nanosatellite. The satellites were lifted off from the launch pad 94 of LC43 launch complex employing the Long March 4C(Y25)…
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Long March 11 delivers to orbit six satellites

Operated by CNSA Long March 11 rocket delivered on Friday, January 19, six satellites to orbit. Launch took place at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 04:12 UTC. Rocket delivered and deployed all six satellites correctly; mission's success was confirmed  by official  institutions in China which announced spotting several new objects on orbit identical to declared…
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China launches Kaituozhe-2 small launch vehicle with small satellite on the top

China managed to performed successful launch of their latest light launch vehicle. Kaizuozhe-2 liftoff from pad 921 at LC-43 at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center  on March 3, 2017 at 23:53 UTC. Mission objective was to reach Low Earth Orbit and deploy  Tiankong-1 satellite. Launch was officially confirmed by Chinese media and by U.S. Space Surveillance which is…
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Kuaizhou-1A launched – three satellites delivered to LEO orbit !

New Chinese solid fueled light rocket was launched today at 04:11 UTC with its first mission from  Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China’s Gobi Desert. Launch was result of the contract signed between Chang Guang Satellite Technology Ltd. (CGSTL) and EXPACE/CASIC. Expace Technology Co., Ltd. Rocket delivered to space three satellites:  JL-1 imaging satellite and…
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Launch of Shenzhou-11 within days !

It is highly possible, that China will launch their manned spacecraft Shenzhou-11 to conduct docking with Tiangong-2 space station recently placed on Earth orbit. Officially CNSA planned to perform launch from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center using Long March 2F rocket. It was declared, that launch will be possible after Tiangong-2 will pass successfully all necessary in-orbit…
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Two space stations on orbit – Tiangong-2 launched successfully !

China has launched their second in history space station yesterday from placed on Gobi desert Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.  Launch took place at 14:04 GMT on Thursday in the first day of planned launch. Long March 2F/T2 rocket was launched from Pad 921 at Launch Complex 43 what ended its 40-day time period in Jiuquan spent after…
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