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A Long March 3B rocket launched Zhongxing-9B television broadcasting satellite on 9 Sept 2021.
It is China's 33rd launch of the year.


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A Long March 7 rocket launched the Tianzhou-3 cargo resupply spacecraft to dock with the Chinese Space Station(CSS) on 20 Sept 2021.
It is China's 34th launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Kuaizhou 1A rocket will launch Gaofen-2F Earth observation satellites on 2X Sept 2021.
A Long March 2C rocket will launch the Daqi-1 atmospheric environment monitoring satellite on 2X Sept 2021.

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A Long March 7 rocket launched the Tianzhou-3 cargo resupply spacecraft to dock with the Chinese Space Station(CSS) on 20 Sept 2021.
It is China's 34th launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Kuaizhou 1A rocket will launch Gaofen-2F Earth observation satellites on 2X Sept 2021.
A Long March 2C rocket will launch the Daqi-1 atmospheric environment monitoring satellite on 2X Sept 2021.

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Tianzhou-3 have fast docked with CSS 6.5 hours later

Current configuration of CSS:
Tianzhou-3 cargo spacecraft (left) & Tianhe core module(middle) & Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft(right)
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Mid-Autumn Festival Special Release: Image taken by Yutu-1 lunar rover on 13 Jan 2014
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A Long March 7 rocket launched the Tianzhou-3 cargo resupply spacecraft to dock with the Chinese Space Station(CSS) on 20 Sept 2021.
It is China's 34th launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Kuaizhou 1A rocket will launch Gaofen-2F Earth observation satellites on 2X Sept 2021.
A Long March 2C rocket will launch the Daqi-1 atmospheric environment monitoring satellite on 2X Sept 2021.

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Launch schedule update for the rest of Sept
A Kuaizhou 1A rocket will launch Gaofen-2F Earth observation satellites on 27 Sept 2021.
A Long March 3B rocket will launch a pair of Beidou-4M satellites for Chinese global navigation system BDS on 27 Sept 2021.
 

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A Long March 7 rocket launched the Tianzhou-3 cargo resupply spacecraft to dock with the Chinese Space Station(CSS) on 20 Sept 2021.
It is China's 34th launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Kuaizhou 1A rocket will launch Gaofen-2F Earth observation satellites on 2X Sept 2021.
A Long March 2C rocket will launch the Daqi-1 atmospheric environment monitoring satellite on 2X Sept 2021.

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Two launches today

A Kuaizhou 1A rocket launched Gaofen-2F Earth observation satellites at UTC+8 14:17 27 Sept 2021.
It is China's 35th launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Long March 3B rocket will launch Beidou-4M satellites for Chinese global navigation system Beidou at UTC+8 16:15 27 Sept 2021.
 

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Two launches today

A Kuaizhou 1A rocket launched Gaofen-2F Earth observation satellites at UTC+8 14:17 27 Sept 2021.
It is China's 35th launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Long March 3B rocket will launch Beidou-4M satellites for Chinese global navigation system Beidou at UTC+8 16:15 27 Sept 2021.
Kuaizhou 1A is back after being grounded for over a year!

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Two launches today

A Kuaizhou 1A rocket launched Gaofen-2F Earth observation satellites at UTC+8 14:17 27 Sept 2021.
It is China's 35th launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Long March 3B rocket will launch Beidou-4M satellites for Chinese global navigation system Beidou at UTC+8 16:15 27 Sept 2021.
launch time:UTC+8 14:19 27 Sept 2021
paylaod: Gaofen-02D
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Two launches today

A Kuaizhou 1A rocket launched Gaofen-2F Earth observation satellites at UTC+8 14:17 27 Sept 2021.
It is China's 35th launch of the year.
A Long March 3B rocket launched a classified Shiyan-10 satellite at UTC+8 16:15 27 Sept 2021.
It is China's 36th launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Long March 2C rocket will launch the Daqi-1 atmospheric environment monitoring satellite on 2X Sept/Oct 2021.
A Long March 2F rocket will launch Shenzhou-13 crewed spacecraft with 3 Chinese astronauts to dock with the China Space Station for a 180-day mission on 16 Oct 2021.
A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will launch Fangzhou-2F satellties on 2X Oct 2021.
A Long March 2C rocket will launch Yaogan-32 Group 2 Earth observation satellites on XX Oct 2021.

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A Long March 3B rocket launched a classified Shiyan-10 satellite at UTC+8 16:15 27 Sept 2021.
It is China's 36th launch of the year.

Coming up next:
A Long March 2C rocket will launch the Daqi-1 atmospheric environment monitoring satellite on 2X Sept/Oct 2021.
A Long March 2F rocket will launch Shenzhou-13 crewed spacecraft with 3 Chinese astronauts to dock with the China Space Station for a 180-day mission on 16 Oct 2021.
A Galactic Energy Ceres-1 rocket will launch Fangzhou-2F satellties on 2X Oct 2021.
A Long March 2C rocket will launch Yaogan-32 Group 2 Earth observation satellites on XX Oct 2021.

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maybe something went wrong with the payload. no official confirmation of success of this launch so far. waiting for USSF confirmation.
 

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maybe something went wrong with the payload. no official confirmation of success of this launch so far. waiting for USSF confirmation.
payload's current orbit: 177 x 40104 km x 51.04 deg. waiting for further confirmation
 

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maybe something went wrong with the payload. no official confirmation of success of this launch so far. waiting for USSF confirmation.
two objects spotted.
object A's orbit: 177km x 40105km x 51.04°
object B's orbit: 209km x 39591km x 51.35°
 

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two objects spotted.
object A's orbit: 177km x 40105km x 51.04°
object B's orbit: 209km x 39591km x 51.35°
although in its designated orbit, there is possibility the payload was not in normal state. that's why there's no announcement of success or failure.
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although in its designated orbit, there is possibility the payload was not in normal state. that's why there's no announcement of success or failure.
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official confirmation of Shiyan-10 anomaly after sent to designated orbit.
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Long March 2F rocket rolled out this morning for Oct 16 Shenzhou-13 mission

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Shenzhou-13 mission press conferece: UTC+8 15:00 Oct 14 2021 when 3 crew members meet the press.
Shenzhou-13 launch time: UTC+8 00:24 Oct 16 2021 Duration: 180 days.
CSS Configuration: Tianhe core module & Tianzhou-2 cargo spacecraft & Tianzhou-3 cargo spacecraft & Shenzhou-13 crewed spacecraft
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Shenzhou-13 mission is the 5th of the total 11 missions in the CSS construction phase
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