China launches six new satellites
by Staff Writers
Jiuquan (XNA) Jul 28, 2022
China on Wednesday sent six new satellites into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.
The satellites, including a new space technology test satellite and a test satellite for probing atmospheric density, were launched by a Lijian-1 carrier rocket at 12:12 p.m. Beijing Time and entered the orbit successfully.
The Lijian-1 solid-propellant rocket was independently developed by the Chinese Academy of Sciences. The mission marked the first flight of Lijian-1.
A Lijian-1 carrier rocket carrying six new satellites blasts off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, July 27, 2022. The satellites, including a new space technology test satellite and a test satellite for probing atmospheric density, were launched by the Lijian-1 carrier rocket at 12:12 p.m. Beijing Time and entered the orbit successfully.
(Photo by Wang Jiangbo/Xinhua)
China successfully launches lab to Tiangong space station
Washington DC (UPI) Jul 25, 2021
China has successfully launched a laboratory to its space station orbiting Earth, the Asian nation's space agency said. The 23-ton Wentian lab module was launched aboard the Long March 5B rocket from China's Wenchang Space Launch Site in Hainan Province at 2:22 p.m. Sunday and docked to the core module of the Tiangong Space Station early Monday, the China Manned Space Agency said. The Shenzhou-14 crew, who have been in the core module since June, then entered the lab for the first time a ... read more
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