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News Archive / Tagged: Long March 3A

  • China churns out yet another launch with flight of BeiDou-2 I7 navigation satellite

    Tomasz NowakowskiJuly 10th, 2018

    On Monday, July 9, China utilized a Long March 3A rocket to send the BeiDou-2 I7 satellite on its way to orbit. The flight marked the second successful launch in less than two days - and added another spacecraft to the nation's homegrown BeiDou satellite navigation system.

  • Long March 3A lifts off with Fengyun 2H weather satellite

    Tomasz NowakowskiJune 5th, 2018

    A Long March 3A booster was launched June 5, 2018, by China to deliver the Fengyun 2H meteorological spacecraft into space. The rocket lifted off the pad at 9:07 a.m. EDT (13:07 GMT) from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center situated in the country's Sichuan Province.