Launch Date: December 10, 2017 Launch Window: ~16:35 UTC Launch Vehicle: Long March 3B/G2 Launch Operator: CALT Launch Site: Xichang Satellite Launch Center Payload: AlcomSat-1 (5,200kg) Satellite Type: Communications A Chinese Long March 3B rocket will lift the AlcomSat-1 communications satellite for
|Launch Date:||December 10, 2017|
|Launch Window:||~16:35 UTC|
|Launch Vehicle:||Long March 3B/G2|
|Launch Site:||Xichang Satellite Launch Center|
A Chinese Long March 3B rocket will lift the AlcomSat-1 communications satellite for the Algerian Space Agency. AlcomSat-1 was built by CAST based on the DFH-4 Geostationary Satellite Platform and hosts a dual-mission payload comprising Ka- and Ku-Band transponders for civilian operation and a military payload offering capacity in X-Band as well as the UHF and EHF frequency bands for operation by the military and strategic state sectors.
🚀 Launch Vehicle Overview: Long March 3B
🛰 Payload Overview: Beidou-3 Satellite Navigation System