Laos joined the club – Long March with Laosat-1 on atop successfully launched on 21 November !

Chinese site Xinhuanet.com officially confirmed launching of first Laotian satellite, Laosat-1. Chinese partner of first Laotian space venture confirmed that Long March 3B was launched at 1607 GMT from the Xichang satellite launch center. Unfortunately more details were available only via U.S. military satellite tracking data: satellite was put into GTO transfer orbit in range […]

Belarus joins the club – first Byelorussian broadcasting satellite scheduled on 2016

Launch of first Byelorussian broadcasting satellite Belintersat-1 on atop Long March 3B is planned on February 2016 (UPDATE: current date is 15th January 2016). Planned launch site is Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Sichuan province, China. Republic of Belarus is not wide known of its space program. Opposite to Ukraine or Kazakhstan, after collapse of USSR there was […]