News Archive / Tagged: Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center
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 conducts surprise launch of Long March 2C with Haiyang-1C marine satelliteTomasz 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.
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.
Long March 2C orbits two Earth-observing satellites for PakistanTomasz 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.
Long March 4C orbits Gaofen 5 high-resolution Earth-observing satelliteTomasz NowakowskiMay 9th, 2018
One of China’s Long March 4C boosters took to the skies on Tuesday, May 8 to orbit Gaofen 5 - the country’s newest high-resolution Earth-observation satellite.
Long March 4C orbits trio of Gaofen-1 Earth-observing satellitesTomasz NowakowskiApril 2nd, 2018
A Long March 4C rocket took to the skies in an unannounced launch to deliver a triplet of Gaofen-1 Earth-observing satellites for China. Liftoff occurred at 11:22 p.m. EDT March 30 (3:22 GMT March 31), 2018, from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in the country's Shanxi Province.
China opens 2018 with Long March 2D flight of two SuperView-1 satellitesTomasz NowakowskiJanuary 9th, 2018
China’s Long March 2D booster launched into space on Tuesday, January 9, at 11:24 a.m. Beijing time (10:24 p.m. EST and 03:24 GMT on Jan. 8) sending a duo of SuperView-1 satellites into orbit.
Long March 2D to send a duo of SuperView-1 satellites into orbitTomasz NowakowskiJanuary 7th, 2018
China is gearing up to conduct its first orbital flight of 2018. The mission, scheduled for Tuesday, January 9, will employ a Long March 2D booster to send two SuperView-1 Earth-observing satellites into space.
Long March 6 launches trio of Jilin-1 Earth-observing satellites into orbitTomasz NowakowskiNovember 21st, 2017
A Long March 6 rocket took to the skies for the second time in history on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, carrying three Jilin-1 satellites designed for Earth observation purposes. Liftoff took place at 04:50 GMT (11:50 p.m. EST on Monday) from the Launch Complex 16 at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center (TSLC) in China’s Shanxi Province.
Long March 4C sends Fengyun-3D and Head-1 into orbitTomasz NowakowskiNovember 14th, 2017
Lifting off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center (TSLC) located in China’s Shanxi Province, a Long March 4C rocket has delivered the Fengyun-3D and Head-1 satellites into their orbits. The launch was conducted from TSLC's LC9 Launch Complex at 18:35 GMT (1:35 p.m. EST) on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017.
China’s Long March 2D places 2 SuperView-1 satellites into wrong orbitTomasz NowakowskiDecember 28th, 2016
China’s Long March 2D rocket lifted off at 11:23 a.m. China Standard Time (03:23 GMT) on Dec. 28, 2016, from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in Shanxi Province. The booster carried with it two SuperView-1 satellites designed for Earth observation purposes.