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Long March 4B launched with Shijian-16-2 on atop

China launched their experimental satellite Shijian-16-2 today from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center. It is second Shijian-16 satellite-first was launched on October 25, 2013. It was 231st mission of Long March rocket. Again CNSA surprised us with launch of the rocket; this time launch was performed with technology demonstrator satellite on atop. Only information about planned launch…
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Long March 7 maiden flight is getting close !

Maiden flight of new Chinese Long March 7 rocket was moved forward and it is possible that rocket will be launched in night on 25th June 2016. Launch was previously planned for 27th June 2016. Long March 7 will be launched from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, Hainan, China. New Chinese rocket was delivered to Wenchang by "Yuan…
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Long March 7 delivered to Wenchang Satellite Launch Center

Long March 7 finished its journey from China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT) factory in Tianjin and now remains in Wenchang Satellite Launch Center assembling facility. New Long March 7 rocket was designed by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation basing on Long March 2F as medium launch vehicle and will be used together…
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The Chinese Long March 11 rocket launched five Zhuhai satellites

A Long March 11 booster took off on this Thursday carrying five satellites of the Chinese with hyperspectral imaging and video sensors. These five satellites will form a part of the big Earth imaging fleet which is under development by the Zhuhai Orbita Aerospace Science and Technology Co. in Guangdong province of China. The remote…
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Long March 11 delivers five satellites into space

The booster, Long March 11 launched five commercial satellites into orbit. The flight took off on Thursday, April 26, 2018. The satellites carry hyperspectral imaging and video sensors that will capture a large part of the earth. These satellites are part of the Chinese Zhuhai 1 constellation that is created to survey natural resources, plants,…
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XPNAV-1 delivered to orbit by Long March 11

Yesterday, slightly before midnight China launched from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center their Long March 11 rocket with scientific satellite XPNAV-1. Launch was conducted 48 hours before planned date; along with XPNAV-1 three different satellites were delivered to orbit. It was 239th mission of rocket from Long March Family - after impressive and full of drama maiden flight of…
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Long March 5 debut delayed but successful !

Maiden flight of Long March 5 heavy rocket started with 100 minutes of delay but finished with full success. It is already second maiden flight of Chinese rocket in 2016 performed from Wenchang Satellite Launch Center in Hainan Province and one from multiple successes of CNSA in present year. Long March 5 is for sure important…
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