. 24/7 Space News .
China launches multiple satellites in back to back launches
by Staff Writers
Taiyuan, China (XNA) Sep 27, 2022

File image of a Long March-6 launch from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center.

China on Tuesday launched a Long March-6 rocket carrying three satellites into space.

The rocket blasted off at 7:50 am (Beijing Time) from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern province of Shanxi and sent the Shiyan 16A, Shiyan 16B and Shiyan 17 satellites into the preset orbit.

Shiyan means "experiment" in Chinese. The Shiyan satellite trio will provide data for land survey, urban planning, and disaster prevention and mitigation.

It was the 440th flight mission of the Long March series rockets, according to the launch center.

China successfully launches new remote sensing satellite
Beijing (XNA) Sep 25 - China sent a new remote sensing satellite into space from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan on Monday.

The satellite, Yaogan-36, was launched by a Long March-2D carrier rocket at 9:38 pm (Beijing Time) and has entered the planned orbit successfully.

This was the 439th flight mission of the Long March series carrier rockets.

China launches two new experimental satellites
Beijing (XNA) Sep 25 - China on Sunday launched a Kuaizhou 1A carrier rocket to place two satellites in space.

The pair of satellites, Shiyan 14 and Shiyan 15, were lifted at 6:55 am (Beijing Time) from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the northern province of Shanxi and soon entered the preset orbit.

The Shiyan 14 will mainly be used to conduct scientific experiments and verify new technologies, while the Shiyan 15 will provide data in the fields of land survey, urban planning, and disaster prevention and mitigation.

It was the 18th flight mission of the Kuaizhou 1A series rockets, according to the launch center.

Source: Xinhua News Agency

Related Links
China National Space Agency
The Chinese Space Program - News, Policy and Technology
China News from SinoDaily.com

Thanks for being there;
We need your help. The SpaceDaily news network continues to grow but revenues have never been harder to maintain.

With the rise of Ad Blockers, and Facebook - our traditional revenue sources via quality network advertising continues to decline. And unlike so many other news sites, we don't have a paywall - with those annoying usernames and passwords.

Our news coverage takes time and effort to publish 365 days a year.

If you find our news sites informative and useful then please consider becoming a regular supporter or for now make a one off contribution.
SpaceDaily Monthly Supporter
$5+ Billed Monthly

paypal only
SpaceDaily Contributor
$5 Billed Once

credit card or paypal

China's manned space program attracts more public attention
Beijing (XNA) Sep 22, 2022
China's manned space program, initiated 30 years ago, has grown more popular among Chinese people, who return with extensive support and a vision for space exploration. On Sept. 21, 1992, China officially approved its manned space program, coded as "Project 921". The first batch of Chinese astronauts were all recruited from elite pilots of China's air force. Among them were Yang Liwei, China's first space traveler sent into space in 2003, and Zhai Zhigang, the country's first spacewalker. Th ... read more

Comment using your Disqus, Facebook, Google or Twitter login.

Share this article via these popular social media networks
del.icio.usdel.icio.us DiggDigg RedditReddit GoogleGoogle

Russia space agency seeking to extend ISS participation past 2024: official

Five things to know about the Nobel prizes

SpaceX Crew 5 mission set to lift off for International Space Station

NASA resets for Crew-5, Artemis I missions post-Ian

AFRL Commander moderates Future Of Propulsion Panel At AFA Air, Space, Cyber Conference

Firefly launches Alpha Flight 002 "To The Black"

Firefly Aerospace scrubs launch after rocket engine shuts down

NASA says Artemis launch before November will be 'difficult'

Layering, not liquid: Astronomers explain Mars' watery reflections

Sols 3599-3600: A Stay and Play Kind of Day

China's Mars rover expected to resume work in December

NASA's stakeholder collaborations help inform Moon to Mars planning

China launches multiple satellites in back to back launches

Space missions bring Down-to-Earth benefits

Shenzhou XIV astronauts in 4-hour spacewalk

Taikonauts in orbit salute China's manned space program on 30th anniversary

ESA business boosts small space companies

mu Space and SpaceBelt to develop constellation for Data-Security-as-a-Service

Rocket Lab hosts Investor Day in New York

Regions keep dark skies alight with constellations

Kayhan Space Awarded SpaceWERX Orbital Prime Contract

Some everyday materials have memories, and now they can be erased

SpaceChain and SpaceBelt to foster digital asset storage and payment services in new space economy

Google shutting down cloud gaming service Stadia

The fountain of life: Water droplets hold the secret ingredient for building life

New theory concludes that the origin of life on Earth-like planets is likely

Big planets get a head start in pancake-thin nurseries

ExoClock counts down Ariel exoplanet targets

Juno probe takes detailed photo of Jupiter's moon, Europa

Juno will perform close flyby of Jupiter's icy moon Europa

Planetary-scale 'heat wave' discovered in Jupiter's atmosphere

First 3D renders from JunoCam data reveal "frosted cupcake" clouds on Jupiter

The content herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2024 - Space Media Network. All websites are published in Australia and are solely subject to Australian law and governed by Fair Use principals for news reporting and research purposes. AFP, UPI and IANS news wire stories are copyright Agence France-Presse, United Press International and Indo-Asia News Service. ESA news reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. All articles labeled "by Staff Writers" include reports supplied to Space Media Network by industry news wires, PR agencies, corporate press officers and the like. Such articles are individually curated and edited by Space Media Network staff on the basis of the report's information value to our industry and professional readership. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by Space Media Network on any Web page published or hosted by Space Media Network. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Statement Our advertisers use various cookies and the like to deliver the best ad banner available at one time. All network advertising suppliers have GDPR policies (Legitimate Interest) that conform with EU regulations for data collection. By using our websites you consent to cookie based advertising. If you do not agree with this then you must stop using the websites from May 25, 2018. Privacy Statement. Additional information can be found here at About Us.