by Staff Writers
Beijing (XNA) Jul 06, 2011
China's Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on Tuesday said it will lauch an experimental orbiter in China's Shi-Jian satellite series in coming days.
The orbiter, SJ-11-03, will be boosted by China's indigenous Long-March II-C rocket at an appropriate launch window, said a press release provided by the center.
Currently, the orbiter and rocket are in good condition and all preparations for the launch are going smoothly, said the press release which gives no further details.
Source: Source: Xinhua
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China to launch new communication satellite
Xichang, China (XNA) Jun 21, 2011
China will launch a new communication satellite, Zhongxing-10, in the next few days at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China. Sources with the center said Sunday that a Long March-3B rocket carrier will carry the satellite into space. Both the satellite and rocket carrier are launch-ready and preparations are going smoothly, the sources said. span class="BTa"> ... read more
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