Another espionage trio launched from China

Last Friday, November 24, 2017, China launched their Long March 2C rocket with three Yaogan-30 class satellites under the payload fairing. Yaogan 30-02-01, Yaogan 30-02-02 and Yaogan 30-02-03 were launched on last Friday form Xichang SLC from LC3 launch complex placed in Sichuan province. Three satellites designed by Chinese Academy of Sciences were lofted by Long March […]

Yaogan-30 (Gaofen-10) launched during 227th Long March mission !

Just as suspected yesterday, China launched their new remote sensing satellite today at 02:43 GMT. According to Xinhua news agency, launch was performed from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center located in Northwestern part of Gobi desert at 10:43 local time (02:43 GMT).  Satellite was launched on atop of Long March 2D, rocket used regularly for lifting to […]

Gaofen-10 within hours – 02:40 GMT on 15th May 2016 !

Another Chinese imaging satellite will be launched tomorrow on 02:40 GMT from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on atop of Long March 2D – standard rocket used for Chinese reconnaissance and imaging satellites. China again decided not to announce details about flight, but luckily some leaks were spotted basically thanks to the warnings referring to airspace […]