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Long March 11 launches smallsats
Posted: Sat, Jan 20, 2018, 6:44 PM ET (2344 GMT)
China launched six small satellites on a Long March 11 Friday. The rocket lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 11:10 pm EST Thursday (0410 GMT Friday), the fourth Chinese launch this month. The primary payload was a pair of Jilin-1 high-resolution Earth imaging satellites for Chinese company Chang Guang Satellite. The rocket carried four smaller satellites, including a cubesat developed by a Canadian company, Kepler Communications.
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