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A Long March 2D rocket launched Gaofen-501A satellites 9 Dec 2022.
This was China's 57th orbital launch this year.
Two launches today, coming up next:
[Sea Launch]A Smart Dragon 3 rocket will launch XX satellites from Yellow Sea 9 Dec 2022.
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China extends new national record for 500 orbital launches

As of 9 Dec 2022, orbital launches from Chinese launch centers: 500
Jiuquan - 181
Xichang - 180
Taiyuan - 114
Wenchang - 21
Yellow Sea - 3
East China Sea - 1

Of all the launches, 452 orbital flights are from Long March rocket family.
For a full list of Long March launches, visit:
 

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China extends new national record for 500 orbital launches

As of 9 Dec 2022, orbital launches from Chinese launch centers: 500
Jiuquan - 181
Xichang - 180
Taiyuan - 114
Wenchang - 21
Yellow Sea - 3
East China Sea - 1

Of all the launches, 452 orbital flights are from Long March rocket family.
For a full list of Long March launches, visit:
Updated launch schedule for the rest of the month:
[Sea Launch]A Smart Dragon 3 rocket will launch Gaofen satellites from Yellow Sea 5:00 UTC 9 Dec 2022.
A Long March 11 rocket will launch XX satellites 22:00 UTC 10 Dec 2022.
A Long March 4C rocket will launch Shiyan-20A satellites 8:25 UTC 12 Dec 2022.
A Land Space methane powered Zhuque-2 rocket will launch XX satellites 8:35 UTC 14 Dec 2022.
[Sea Launch]A Galactic Energy Ceres 1 rocket will launch XX satellites 2X Nov 2022.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch Beidou-3 MEO-25/26 satellites for China's global navigation system BDS or Beidou 30 Dec 2022.
The launch schedule is incomplete and will be updated regularly
 

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A Long March 2D rocket launched Gaofen-501A satellites 9 Dec 2022.
This was China's 57th orbital launch this year.
Two launches today, coming up next:
[Sea Launch]A Smart Dragon 3 rocket will launch XX satellites from Yellow Sea 9 Dec 2022.
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A Smart Dragon 3 rocket launched 14 Gaofen satellites from Yellow Sea 9 Dec 2022.
This was China's 58th orbital launch this year.
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Coming up next:
A Long March 11 rocket will launch XX satellites 22:00 UTC 10 Dec 2022.
 

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Comparison of all the eight active Chinese high speed response launchers
1.CAS Lijian 1
2.CASC Long March 6
3.iSpace Hyperbola 1
4.Galactic Energy Ceres-1
5.Expace Kuaizhou-1A
6.CASC Long March 11
7.Expace Kuaizhou 11
8.CASC Smart Dragon 1
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All the 9 active Chinese high speed response launchers
1.CAS Lijian 1
2.CASC Long March 6
3.iSpace Hyperbola 1
4.Galactic Energy Ceres-1
5.Expace Kuaizhou-1A
6.CASC Long March 11
7.Expace Kuaizhou 11
8.CASC Smart Dragon 1
9.CASC Smart Dragon 3
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A Smart Dragon 3 rocket launched 14 Gaofen satellites from Yellow Sea 9 Dec 2022.
This was China's 58th orbital launch this year.
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Updated launch schedule for the rest of the month:
[Sea Launch]A Galactic Energy Ceres 1 rocket will launch XX satellites 14:20 UTC 11 Dec 2022.
A Long March 4C rocket will launch Shiyan-20A satellites 8:25 UTC 12 Dec 2022.
A Land Space methane powered Zhuque-2 rocket will launch XX satellites 8:35 UTC 14 Dec 2022.
A Long March 11 rocket will launch SJ2013 satellites 6:40 UTC 16 Dec 2022.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch Beidou-3 MEO-25/26 satellites for China's global navigation system BDS or Beidou 30 Dec 2022.
The list is incomplete and will be updated regularly.
 
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A Long March 4C rocket launched Shiyan-20A/B satellites 12 Dec 2022.
This was China's 59th orbital launch this year.
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Mission patch
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Coming up next:
A Land Space methane powered Zhuque-2 rocket will launch 11 satellites 8:35 UTC 14 Dec 2022.
A Long March 2D rocket will launch XX satellites 18:23 14 Dec 2022.
A Long March 11 rocket will launch SJ2013 satellites 6:40 UTC 16 Dec 2022.
A Galactic Energy Ceres 1 rocket will launch XX satellites 2X Dec 2022.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch Beidou-3 MEO-25/26 satellites for China's global navigation system BDS or Beidou 30 Dec 2022.
 

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China extends new national record for 500 orbital launches

As of 9 Dec 2022, orbital launches from Chinese launch centers: 500
Jiuquan - 181
Xichang - 180
Taiyuan - 114
Wenchang - 21
Yellow Sea - 3
East China Sea - 1

Of all the launches, 452 orbital flights are from Long March rocket family.
For a full list of Long March launches, visit:
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A Long March 4C rocket launched Shiyan-20A/B satellites 12 Dec 2022.
This was China's 59th orbital launch this year.
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A methane powered Zhuque-2 rocket failed to reach SSO on 14 Dec 2022.
This was China's 60th orbital launch this year.
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Coming up next:
A Long March 2D rocket will launch Yaogan-36 Group 4 satellites 18:23 UTC 14 Dec 2022.
A Long March 11 rocket will launch SJ2013 satellites 6:40 UTC 16 Dec 2022.
A Long March 4C rocket will launch Haiyang-2-05 satellites 17 Dec 2022.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch Beidou-3 MEO-25/26 satellites for China's global navigation system BDS or Beidou 30 Dec 2022.
 

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A methane powered Zhuque-2 rocket failed to reach SSO on 14 Dec 2022.
This was China's 60th orbital launch this year.
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Coming up next:
A Long March 2D rocket will launch Yaogan-36 Group 4 satellites 18:23 UTC 14 Dec 2022.
A Long March 11 rocket will launch SJ2013 satellites 6:40 UTC 16 Dec 2022.
A Long March 4C rocket will launch Haiyang-2-05 satellites 17 Dec 2022.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch Beidou-3 MEO-25/26 satellites for China's global navigation system BDS or Beidou 30 Dec 2022.
Waiting for official confirmation... sources claim payload entered into lower orbit.
 

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A methane powered Zhuque-2 rocket failed to reach SSO on 14 Dec 2022.
This was China's 60th orbital launch this year.
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Coming up next:
A Long March 2D rocket will launch Yaogan-36 Group 4 satellites 18:23 UTC 14 Dec 2022.
A Long March 11 rocket will launch SJ2013 satellites 6:40 UTC 16 Dec 2022.
A Long March 4C rocket will launch Haiyang-2-05 satellites 17 Dec 2022.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch Beidou-3 MEO-25/26 satellites for China's global navigation system BDS or Beidou 30 Dec 2022.
A Long March 2D rocket launched Yaogan-36 Group 4 satellites 15 Dec 2022.
This was China's 61st orbital launch this year.
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Coming up next:
A Long March 11 rocket will launch SJ2013 satellites 6:40 UTC 16 Dec 2022.
A Long March 4C rocket will launch Haiyang-2-05 satellites 17 Dec 2022.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch Beidou-3 MEO-25/26 satellites for China's global navigation system BDS or Beidou 30 Dec 2022.
A Galactic Energy Ceres 1 rocket will launch XX satellites XX Jan 2023.
 

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A Long March 2D rocket launched Yaogan-36 Group 4 satellites 15 Dec 2022.
This was China's 61st orbital launch this year.
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Coming up next:
A Long March 11 rocket will launch SJ2013 satellites 6:40 UTC 16 Dec 2022.
A Long March 4C rocket will launch Haiyang-2-05 satellites 17 Dec 2022.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch Beidou-3 MEO-25/26 satellites for China's global navigation system BDS or Beidou 30 Dec 2022.
A Galactic Energy Ceres 1 rocket will launch XX satellites XX Jan 2023.
A Long March 11 rocket launched SJ2013 satellites 16 Dec 2022.
This was China's 62nd orbital launch this year.
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Coming up next:
A Long March 4C rocket will launch Haiyang-2-05 satellites 17 Dec 2022.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch Beidou-3 MEO-25/26 satellites for China's global navigation system BDS or Beidou 30 Dec 2022.
A Galactic Energy Ceres 1 rocket will launch XX satellites XX Jan 2023.
A Long March 7A rocket will launch XX satellites XX Jan 2022.
 

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A Long March 11 rocket launched SJ2013 satellites 16 Dec 2022.
This was China's 62nd orbital launch this year.
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Coming up next:
A Long March 4C rocket will launch Haiyang-2-05 satellites 2X Dec 2022.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch Beidou-3 MEO-25/26 satellites for China's global navigation system BDS or Beidou 30 Dec 2022.
A Galactic Energy Ceres 1 rocket will launch XX satellites XX Jan 2023.
A Long March 7A rocket will launch XX satellites XX Jan 2022.
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A Long March 11 rocket launched SJ2013 satellites 16 Dec 2022.
This was China's 62nd orbital launch this year.
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Coming up next:
A Long March 4C rocket will launch Haiyang-2-05 satellites 17 Dec 2022.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch Beidou-3 MEO-25/26 satellites for China's global navigation system BDS or Beidou 30 Dec 2022.
A Galactic Energy Ceres 1 rocket will launch XX satellites XX Jan 2023.
A Long March 7A rocket will launch XX satellites XX Jan 2022.
 

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A Long March 11 rocket launched SJ2013 satellites 16 Dec 2022.
This was China's 62nd orbital launch this year.
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7 orbital launches within 10 days:
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Last two possible launches of the year:
A Long March 4C rocket will launch XX satellites 2X Dec 2022.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch Beidou-3 MEO-25/26 satellites for China's Beidou global navigation system 30 Dec 2022.
 

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