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  • Long March 11 orbits 4 satellites in China’s 2nd orbital flight of 2019

    Derek RichardsonJanuary 22nd, 2019

    China performed its second mission of 2019 with the flight of a Long March 11 to orbit four small satellites from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.

  • Chinese Long March 11 launches 5 Earth observation satellites

    Tomasz NowakowskiApril 26th, 2018

    Using a Long March 11 rocket, China orbited five satellites designed for Earth-observing purposes. Liftoff took place at 12:42 a.m. EDT (4:42 GMT) April 26, 2018 from Launch Area 4 at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the county's Gansu Province.

  • Long March 11 scheduled to orbit nine small satellites Friday

    Tomasz NowakowskiJanuary 17th, 2018

    China is preparing to perform its fourth launch of this year, with the flight scheduled for Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. The mission will see a Long March 11 booster sending nine satellites into space.

  • Long March 11 launches pioneering X-ray pulsar navigation spacecraft

    Tomasz NowakowskiNovember 10th, 2016

    China successfully launched a Long March 11 rocket with a group of five satellites, including XPNAV-1, an experimental X-ray pulsar navigation spacecraft. Liftoff took place at 7:42 a.m. China Standard Time on Nov 10 (23:42 GMT / 6:42 p.m. EST on Nov. 9) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi Desert.