STS-107 special report
China launches remote sensing satellite
Posted: Mon, May 30 3:07 PM ET (2007 GMT)
Long March 4B launch of Ziyuan 3-02 (Xinhua) A Long March vehicle placed Chinese and Argentine satellites into orbit May 30. The Long March 4B rocket lifted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center at 11:17 pm EDT May 29 (0317 GMT, 11:17 am Beijing time May 30) and placed the Ziyuan 3-02 satellite into sun-synchronous orbit. The 2,700-kilogram satellite will serve as a civil remote sensing satellite, providing high-resolution and multispectral images. The rocket also carried two small satellites by Satellogic, an Argentine company, intended to be part of the 25-satellite Aleph-1 constellation for remote sensing.

China launches astronomy satellite
Posted: Sun, Dec 20 12:17 PM ET (1817 GMT)
Long March 2D launch of DAMPE (Xinhua) China launched a satellite Thursday to search for dark matter. A Long March 2D rocket lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 7:12 pm EST Wednesday (0012 GMT, 8:12 am Beijing time Thursday) and placed the Dark Matter Particle Explorer (DAMPE) satellite into a sun-synchronous orbit. The spacecraft, also known as Wukong, will study cosmic rays, seeking potential signatures of dark matter.

Thursday, July 28
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Wednesday, July 27
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Tuesday, July 26

Saturday, July 23
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Friday, July 22

Wednesday, July 20
China's satnav industry grows 29 pct in 2015
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Tuesday, July 19
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Saturday, July 16
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Friday, July 15
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