China launches nine Geely-01 satellites
by Staff Writers
Xichang (XNA) Jun 03, 2022
China on Thursday launched a Long March-2C carrier rocket to place a group of nine commercial satellites in space.
The Geely-01 constellation consisting of nine satellites were lifted at 12:00 p.m. (Beijing Time) from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province and entered the preset orbit.
Owned by GeeSpace, a subsidiary of Geely Technology Group, the satellite constellation will be mainly used to research and validate technologies, such as travel services of intelligent connected vehicles, and vehicle/mobile phone and satellite interaction. It will also provide data support for marine environmental protection.
This was the 422nd flight mission of the Long March rocket series.
Source: Xinhua News Agency
Omnispace Spark-2 satellite launched into orbit
Tysons VA (SPX) May 31, 2022
Omnispace and Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), reports a successful launch and delivery of "Omnispace Spark-2" satellite into orbit. This marks the completion of the deployment phase of the "Omnispace Spark" program, the initial phase in the company's development and delivery of the world's first 5G capable satellite network. Omnispace Spark-1, launched in April 2022, and Omnispace Spark-2 will now be used to advance and validate the development and imp ... read more
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