China sent five satellites into space in double launches on two consecutive days
China launched five satellites in the past two days in two successive space operations aboard two Long March rockets, according to the official Xinhua news agency.
Three satellites were launched into space on Wednesday aboard a Long March-11 rocket From the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the northwest of the country. The three satellites entered their specified orbit.
Tianping-2A, Tianping-2B and Tianping-2C satellites They will provide services such as studying the aerospace environment and correcting the orbital prediction model.
. tag launched Flight Mission 413 of the Long March series missiles.
The day before, a modified version of the Long March-6 solid-propellant rocket made its maiden flight sending two satellites into the designated orbit.. The rocket took off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in north China’s Shanxi Province.
modified missile It is China’s first type of solid propellant carrier missile. It uses non-toxic, non-polluting propellants and can send satellites into synchronous solar orbit.
One of the two satellites launched by the rocket will conduct scientific research and testsground tests, resources and other tasks, while the other will conduct space environment detection technology test verification test.
I was Mission 412 of the Long March carrier rocket series.