Tag Archives: Xichang Satellite Launch Center

Tiantong-1 launched !

Just as it was predicted by Chinese media, Tiantong-1 communication satellite was launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center. Long March 3B/G2 lifted off today at 16:22 GMT from Launch Complex 3 launch site. It delivered to geostationary orbit satellite designed by China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) to support new mobile telecommunication service created by China Telecom…
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Belintersat-1 on orbit !

On 15 January 2016 from Xichang Satellite Launch Center first Byelorussian satellite was launched on atop of Long March 3B rocket. CNSA started 2016 with success! In Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 16:57:04.080. GMT earsplitting sound of four YF-25 and four YF-21C was breaking silence of night. Long March 3B started to lift slowly from launch tower on LC3 launch site…
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China will remain main contractor for Nigerian satellites

It was announced that China will be main contractor for new Nigcomsat satellites. China and Nigeria are starting negotiating new contract for additional Nigcomsat satellites. Government of Nigeria is planning to spend over $700 million for this investment thanks to the credit provided by China Exim Bank.  Chinese contractor, China Great Wall Industry Corporation will develop two satellites: Nigcomsat-2 and Nigcomsat-3.…
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China Launches Feng Yun 2H from the Xichang Launch Center

China has launched Feng Yun 2H meteorological spacecraft five days ahead of the scheduled date. China planned to launch the satellite on June 10, but the actual launch happened on June 5. The satellite launched aboard the Long March 3A from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southwest China.  The satellite lifted off at 13:07…
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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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