Long March Current Affairs, GK & News
On November 6, 2020, China launched 13 satellites in a single rocket successfully. Of these 13 satellites, 10 were from Argentina. This is the biggest launch of foreign satellites by the country. Key Highlights The satellites were launched on the Long March 6 carrier rocket. This was the 351st satellite launch of the Long March ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
China has successfully launched a space rocket from sea for the first time and became the third nation to successfully demonstrate the ability to launch satellites into orbit from a floating platform after Russia and United States. The China National Space Administration (CNSA) has announced that a Long March 11 rocket was launched from a ..
China has successfully launched the first of its new-generation ‘Tianlian II-01’ data relay satellite into orbit by a Long March-3B carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest Sichuan Province. This is the first of China’s second-generation data-tracking and relay satellites. It will provide services like data relay, measurement and control, and transmission ..
Topics: Chinese space program • In spaceflight • Long March • Outline of space technology • Satellite • Shenzhou 7 • Shenzhou program • Space program of the People's Republic of China • Spacecraft • Spaceflight • Tianlian I • Xichang Satellite Launch Center
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, ..
Topics: Apstar 6C • APT Satellite Holdings • China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation • Chinasat • DFH • Long March • Long March 3 • Satellite • Space program of the People's Republic of China • Spacecraft • Spaceflight • Xichang Satellite Launch Center
China successfully launched 2 more satellites for its proposed Beidou Global Navigation and Positioning Network being built to counter the US Global Position System (GPS). With these two satellites, China has so far launched 13 satellites to form part of the Beidou system. The Beidou-2 satellites, launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012
Topics: BeiDou • Galileo • Global Positioning System • GLONASS • Long March • Long March 3B • Satellite navigation • Satellite navigation systems • Satellites • Space program of the People's Republic of China • Spacecraft • Spaceflight