Next Beidou satellite within hours !

China did not wait for long time with launching next Beidou satellite: ¬†designed and manufactured by China Association for Science and Technology BD-2-G7 will be probably launched today. Information was unveiled on Chinese space forum and seems to be truth. A NOTAM notification for Xichang Satellite Center along with area of potential trajectory seems to […]

21st satellite of Beidou navigation system launched yesterday on atop of Long March 3C

Chinese government is aggressively promoting their own, independent from GPS or Glonass, navigation system called Beidou. On 1st February¬†2016 next satellite, this time from third generation of Beidou spacecrafts, was launched. In this case we can see why Chinese are so successful in different sectors of economy – it is because of consequence. Recently we […]

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 […]