News Archive / Tagged: Long March 4B
Video: SpaceFlight Insider’s Space Bulletin for May 4, 2019Derek RichardsonMay 4th, 2019
In this week’s Space Bulletin, a bunch of rockets launched, including a Long March 4B from China and a Falcon 9 with a Dragon bound for the space station.
Long March 4B lifts off with Haiyang-2B marine satelliteTomasz NowakowskiOctober 25th, 2018
China continues its impressive 2018 launch manifest with the flight of a satellite designed to study Earth's oceans and other areas of study.
China launches Gaofen 11 Earth-observing satellite atop Long March 4BTomasz NowakowskiJuly 31st, 2018
A Long March 4B rocket took to the skies on Tuesday, July 31, on a mission to deliver China’s Gaofen 11 high-resolution Earth-observing spacecraft to orbit.
China launches X-ray space telescope to unravel mysteries of universeTomasz NowakowskiJune 16th, 2017
A Long March 4B rocket took to the skies on Thursday, June 15, 2017, carrying an important astronomy mission for China. The Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope, dubbed “Insight”, will search for black holes, pulsars, and other phenomena with the aim of uncovering the most intriguing secrets of the universe.
China conducts surprise launch of second Shijian-16 satelliteTomasz NowakowskiJune 30th, 2016
Without any prior notice, China carried out a secretive liftoff of its Long March 4B booster carrying the Shijian-16 No.2 satellite. The rocket blasted off at exactly 11:21 a.m. local time (03:21 GMT) on Wednesday, June 29, from Launch Site 43 at the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, located in China’s northwest Gansu Province.
Chinese Long March 4B sends trio of Earth-observing satellites aloftTomasz NowakowskiMay 30th, 2016
China’s Long March 4B launch vehicle took to the skies at 03:17 GMT on Monday, May 30, on a mission to orbit the country’s Ziyuan-3 No. 2 high-resolution remote sensing satellite and two commercial ÑuSat Earth-observing spacecraft for Argentina.
China launches Long March 4B rocket with Yaogan 28 satelliteTomasz NowakowskiNovember 8th, 2015
China conducted another secretive launch on Sunday, November 8, 2015, sending the Yaogan 28 Earth-observation satellite into orbit. A Long March 4B rocket carrying the satellite lifted off at 2:06 a.m. EST (07:06 GMT) from Launch Complex 9 located at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center, situated in Shanxi Province in northern China.