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News Archive / Tagged: Long March 2C

  • China launches Long March 2C with Yaogan-32 duo atop

    Tomasz NowakowskiOctober 9th, 2018

    China continues to maintain the country's busy 2018 launch manifest with the flight of a pair of Yaogan-32 remote sensing satellites.

  • China conducts surprise launch of Long March 2C with Haiyang-1C marine satellite

    Tomasz NowakowskiSeptember 8th, 2018

    China launched a Long March 2C booster on a mission to deliver the Haiyang-1C marine satellite into space. The rocket lifted off at 11:15 p.m. EDT Sept. 6 (11:15 a.m. local time / 03:15 GMT Sept. 7), 2018, from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in China’s Shanxi Province.

  • Long March 2C orbits two Earth-observing satellites for Pakistan

    Tomasz NowakowskiJuly 10th, 2018

    Lifting off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center (TSLC) in China’s Shanxi Province, a Long March 2C rocket orbited the PRSS-1 and PakTES 1A Earth-observing spacecraft for Pakistan on Monday, July 9.

  • China launches technology demonstration satellites atop Long March 2C – spent stage falls on town

    Tomasz NowakowskiJune 27th, 2018

    China launched a Long March 2C rocket carrying two technology demonstration satellites designated XJSW A and XJSW B on Wednesday, June 27.

  • Long March 2C soars into the sky with Yaogan-30 triplet

    Tomasz NowakowskiJanuary 25th, 2018

    A Long March 2C rocket soared into the sky Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, sending a trio of Yaogan-30 satellites into orbit. It was the fifth orbital mission for China in just 17 days. The vehicle thundered off at 12:39 a.m. EST (5:39 GMT) from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center (XSLC) in China’s Sichuan Province.

  • Long March 2C set to launch Yaogan-30 trio into orbit

    Tomasz NowakowskiJanuary 24th, 2018

    China is preparing to conduct its fifth orbital mission this month by launching a Long March 2C rocket with three Yaogan-30 satellites.

  • Long March 2C sends a triplet of Yaogan-30 satellites into orbit

    Tomasz NowakowskiDecember 26th, 2017

    On Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at 3:44 a.m. local time (19:44 GMT / 2:44 p.m. EST on Dec. 25), China launched its Long March 2C rocket with a trio of Yaogan-30 satellites into space.

  • Long March 2C sends Yaogan-30 trio into orbit

    Tomasz NowakowskiNovember 25th, 2017

    China has successfully carried out its fourth orbital launch this month, sending three Yaogan-30 02 reconnaissance satellites to orbit. The trio blasted off atop a Long March 2C booster at 2:10 a.m. local time on Saturday, Nov. 25 (18:10 GMT on Friday, November 24), from LC3 Launch Complex at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province.

  • China returns to flight with a secretive launch of three satellites

    Tomasz NowakowskiOctober 1st, 2017

    China performed a secretive launch of a Long March 2C rocket on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, ending the country’s three-month period without any orbital missions. The launch vehicle, carrying three Yaogan-30 01 satellites, lifted off at 04:21 UTC (0:21 a.m. EDT) from the LC3 Launch Complex at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center located in Sichuan province.