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China launches 3 new remote sensing satellites

China successfully launched three new remote sensing satellites on November 6, 2021 from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre located in southwestern Sichuan province. Key facts The satellites belong to the Yaogan-35 family. They were launched by a Long March-2D carrier rocket and entered the planned orbit successfully. This was the 396th mission for Long March ..

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China’s Long March Rocket Series Completes 300 launches

China’s Long March Rocket Series which is the mainstay of China’s space programme since 1970 has successfully completed its 300th  launch by putting a new communication satellite into orbit through Long March-3B Rocket. China’s Long March-3B Rocket Series China’s indigenously built China’s Long March rockets have sent more than 500 spacecraft into space. The rocket ..

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China launchs a new communication satellite “APSTAR-6C” into orbit

China has successfully launched a new communication satellite “APSTAR-6C” into orbit by the Long March 3B launch vehicle from Xichang Satellite Launch Center at Sichuan province of China. The satellite is based on the Dong Fang Hong 4 (DFH-4) platform and with a designed life of 15 years. It will provide TV transmission, communication, internet, ..

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