Tag Archives: Long March 4C

Failed launch of Long March 4C with Gaofen-10 on atop

Yesterday, on August 31, 2016, China launched their medium Long March 4C rocket with Gaofen-10 imaging satellite on atop from LC-9 at Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center. After launch conducted yesterday at around 19:00 GMT rocket failed to reach space and put satellite into designated orbit. Character of this mission was classified and CNSA gave very little…
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Gaofen-3 SAR satellite launched from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center

Next Chinese remote sensing satellite equipped with Synthetic Aperture Radar was launched today at 06:55 local time on atop of Long March 4C.  Rocket with satellite under payload fairing was launched at 22:55 GMT on August 9 from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center placed in Northern China; as previously launched Gaofen satellites (Gaofen means "high resolution"…
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Relay satellite launched by China

Picture provided by Innovative Solutions In Space Taking a step ahead for the mission to moon’s far side China has launched a relay satellite. This is one major accomplishment of China’s space agency as moon’s far side is one of the areas of experiment and research since a long time. This spacecraft will help to pave…
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China All Set to Launch Relay Satellite to Moon’s Other Side On Sunday

If everything goes according to plan, China is all set to launch the robotic lunar-probeprogram on May 20th, Sunday. The Queqiao relay satellite will be launched from a Long March 4C rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center of Sichuan Province at 2100 GMT (about 5 p.m. EDT).  As far as its route is concerned,…
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China Launching Relay Satellite geared towards Moon’s 

China will dispatch the next piece of its goal-oriented automated lunar investigation program on Sunday (May 20). This is if all things continued as indicated by design. The nation Queqiao relay satellite is intended to lift off on a Long March 4C rocket on Sunday from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province. Queqiao…
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Chinese Relay Satellite with a mission to reach Moon’s Dark Side

China becomes successful in launching a space shuttle with a mission to explore the far side of the Earth’s natural satellite Moon.  The Queqiao relay satellite launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center on 21st May 5.28AM as per the Chinese Local Time. This satellite is on its mission for reaching a gravitationally stable spot…
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China launches satellite ahead of the Chang’e-4 moon mission

The launch of China’s lunar rover will happen soon. This mission is the first time a country is landing on the far side of the moon which is not visible from earth. China announced its ambition to embark on this mission in the year 2015. The country launched a relay satellite at the far side…
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China launching the first spacecraft for Chang 4’s lunar mission

Queqiao Communication Relay Satellite which is being built in China is undergoing last round of its preparation before it can take off. China is very hopeful with its Chang’e four mission, and this spacecraft is the first of its kind. This spacecraft will land on the far side of the moon in the later part…
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